(CNN)Twenty-five people were killed when two explosions struck the Syrian city of Homs on Sunday, Syrian state-run media and a monitoring group report.

Homs Governor Talal al-Barazi told Syria’s SANA news agency that two cars packed with explosives were detonated near a bus stop in central Homs. He said 39 people were wounded in the blasts.

READ ALSO  HoS disassociates self from fraudulent facebook account

The blasts targeted students and government employees heading to work, Syrian government television station Al-Ikhbaria reported.

READ ALSO  4m Muslim worshippers attend Sheikh Nyass’ 29th Maluad

The bombings occurred in al-Zahraa district, a regime-controlled neighborhood that is predominantly home to members of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s Alawite sect.

The neighborhood has been struck by three similar bombings in the past three months — all claimed by ISIS.