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Twin Blasts in Aleppo University Kills 82

June 17th, 2013 · 3:12 pm @   - 
Date of Occurrence: January 16 2013 Location: Aleppo, Syria Event: Bombing Fatalities: 82 (as of January 16, 2013) Injuries/Displaced: 160+ (as of January 16, 2013)


The first day of exams in the University of Aleppo had to be moved due to two explosions.  The blasts which killed 82 and critically wounding at least 160 happened in close proximity to the university dormitories and the architecture building. The victims were mostly students and civilians who were being housed in the university.   No cause is known and no direct party has confirmed responsibility over the incident.

Financial Times