As the world’s leading neo-colonialists and their satrap underlings gather in Geneva, this morning, 31 January 2016, their moderately rabid cannon fodder again brought hell to Syria.
Forty-five (45) Syrians were martyred, and more than 110 injured — many critically — when moderate death squads funded by France, UK, US, summoned their courage to remotely detonate a car near the Koaa Soudan bus station, in al Sayyeda Zainab, 10km/6mi south of Damascus.
As Syrians went to help the injured, two moderate takfiri waited for a large crowd, before blowing themselves up, increasing casualties, injuries, and infrastructural damage. A previous, moderate suicide bombing occurred near the town’s mosque, June 2014, which seriously injured more than one dozen persons.
al Sayyeda (“the lady”) Zainab is named after the Prophet Mohammed’s granddaughter, said to be buried there.
In 2004, this suburb had a population of slightly over 136,000. A more recent census is unavailable, though it is probably that it has swelled, via the movements of Syria’s internally displaced persons(IDPs), as nearby Damascus’ population has nearly doubled to 8.5 million, since the beginning of the foreign-driven, Syrian crisis.
More than 6 hours after today’s most recent atrocities against the Syrian people, and their country, international media remains unabashedly shameless in its collective refusal to report on this carnage: