A car bomb in the Syrian town of al-Rai, close to the Turkish border, kills at least ten people after it explodes near a hospital.
The Israeli military launches airstrikes on dozens of Quds Force targets in Damascus and surrounding towns in response to a missile intercepted the previous day over the Golan Heights. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reports 23 are killed, including several Iranian fighters.
The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons says, for the first time, that they suspect Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and other senior officials of the Syrian government are responsible for the use of chemical weapons in the conflict.
At least 54 people are killed and more than 120 injured by two car bomb explosions in a south-eastern district of Damascus, Syria's capital. [https:--www.bbc.co.uk-news-world-middle-east-20523039 (BBC)] [http:--news.ph.msn.com-top-stories-blasts-kill-54-near-syrian-capital-warplane-downed-3 (AFP via MSN News)]date=April 2020