Syrian state media and an opposition watchdog group say a car bomb exploded near a school in a central province, killing at least 16 people and wounding dozens.
Jan. 9, 2014 Syrian citizens inspect the damage at the site of a car bomb in Hama, Syria. Hama is inhabited mainly by backers of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. The pro-opposition Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the bombing occurred near a school in the town of al-Kafat. The dead included children and women. /Syrian Arab News Agency via European Pressphoto Agency Buy Photo