Bomb blasts rock Syrian city of Aleppo:Blasts killing at least 28 people and injuring another 235.
Two bomb blasts hit military and security buildings in Syria's largest city, Aleppo, killing at least 28 people and injuring another 235 The death toll from Friday morning's bomb blasts in Syria's largest city, Aleppo, has reached 28, with another 235 injured. The attacks are the worst since the start of the uprising against President Bashar al-Assad's regime 11 months ago. Syrian state media said two cars laden with explosives targeted a branch of military intelligence and a security force base. TV channels broadcast graphic images of the blast site. A Syrian TV reporter at the scene said both civilians and security officers were killed, and that the attack occurred near a park where children were playing. The state channel blamed the attack on terrorist groups in the city, and called them an attempt to destabilize the country. Meanwhile, initial reports following the attack say a spokesperson from the Free Syrian Army claimed responsibility for the attacks. Later statements from the opposition appear to contradict this, accusing Assad's regime of orchestrating the attacks to discredit the opposition and to side step anti-governmental protests that had been planned for Friday. One of the injured described how it all happened. "In the morning we were at the barracks and were getting ready to leave when suddenly the explosion happened. When I regained consciousness I realized that I was injured and was in the hospital." The commercial hub of Aleppo has remained relatively <b>...</b>