Damascus province: SOHR activists have reported hearing two explosions in the capital, Damascus, caused by detonating twin IEDs in a bus carrying regime soldiers near Jisr al-Ra’es in Damascus city centre in the early morning. The explosion left at least 14 soldiers dead. While the death toll is expected to rise further as the attack left several persons injured, some seriously. There are unconfirmed reports of more casualties. It is worth noting that a third IED that had been set to explode in the same area was dismantled.