Feel-good story of the day: Twenty-nine Syrian rebels are kill by their own bomb

Free Syrian Army fighters stand on a damaged building in Homs (File photo: Reuters)

At least 29 rebels died in a blast while priming a car bomb for an attack, a monitoring group said on Sunday.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group said the deceased, most or all of them believed to be rebels, died in the besieged Old City of Homs, under rebel control.

“The death toll is likely to rise because there are dozens of people missing and body parts in the area of the blast,” the Britain-based group said.

State news agency SANA also reported the blast, saying a car had exploded while being loaded with explosives.

One activist network, the Syrian Revolution General Commission, said the blast was the result of a rocket landing on an ammunition deport in the area. The claim could not be independently confirmed…

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