Syrian media: Attacks kill 50 in Homs, Damascus

(CNN) — More than 50 people were killed in “terrorist” mortar and car bomb attacks in the Syrian cities of Damascus and Homs on Tuesday, state-run Syrian Arab News Agency reported.

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A car bombing in Homs killed 36, SANA reported, citing an unnamed source in the area. Scores were injured in the attacks in the two cities, SANA reported.

The violence comes amid Syria’s three-year civil war pitting government forces against rebels trying to end the rule of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. The government often refers to rebels as armed terrorists bent on destabilizing the country.

Well over 100,000 people, including many civilians, have been killed in the war.

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