Dozens killed in suicide bomb attack on Syria's Homs
Many parts of Homs have been under siege since the country's civil war began three years ago (File Archive/AFP)
Syrian government officials added that an additional 85 people were also wounded in the attack.
Syria's state television confirmed the bombing, but only said that the bombing occurred near the Zahra district of Homs.
Agence France Presse also reported the attack, adding that a rocket attack following the car bomb in the same area left another nine dead.