Blasts near Russian military bases in Latakia province, 150 killed
Over 150 people are dead after seven blasts targeted Monday several locations in the coastal towns of Jableh and Tartus,
The locations are close to two Russian military facilities: the Khmeimim airbase and the Tartus naval base.
There were up to three explosions in the coastal town of Jableh near the local railway terminal.
RIA Novosti and state TV also report a fourth explosion, at the emergency unit of a local hospital.
The town appears to have been shelled as well with mortar fire.
Pictures circulating on social media appear to show plumes of smoke rising in Jableh, and several wrecked vehicles.