Rockets kill seven Syrian schoolchildren

A rebel fighter gestures as a missile is launched towards Syrian government forces in the central Hama province on September 22, 2014Two rockets fired at a school in the central Syrian province of Hama killed seven children on Wednesday, state media reported, blaming “terrorists” for the attack. “Terrorist organisations have fired two rockets at a primary school in the town of Karnaz, killing seven children, wounding others and causing major damage to the school,” said SANA news agency, quoting a police source. The Syrian regime regards as “terrorists” all of those who have taken up arms against it in the conflict sparked by a bloody crackdown on a pro-democracy uprising in 2011.

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