Syria

Opposition Monitoring Groups Says 14 Alawites Have Been Killed By Bomb in Central Syria

Members of Assad's religious group

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(Reuters)—A roadside bomb killed at least 14 members of President Bashar al-Assad's minority Alawite on Thursday in the central Syrian province of Homs, an opposition monitoring group said.

The blast targeted two buses near the Alawite village of Jabourin, 13 km (8 miles) north of Homs city, said Rami Abdelrahman, head of the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.