Eight people were killed and 16 injured on Tuesday after a bomb exploded on a bus in the Syrian city of Homs. According to Homs Governor Talal Barazi in a statement to Ikhbariya TV, the bus was carrying two dozen people, most of which were university students. The blast happened in Akrama district, near al-Baath university. Reportedly, Islamic State (IS; formerly ISIS/ISIL) claimed the attack... Еще, but it is still unverified. Syria has suffered several bombings have struck cities under regime control across Syria this year. The city of Homs went under full government control in May, for the first time since the start of the Syrian conflict. Hundreds of Syrian rebels and other civilians left the last district of the opposition, Al-Waer, which the army and allied forces had besieged.