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Syria: Deadly car bomb hits Damascus killing many

19th May 2013

A car bomb exploded in a northern district of the Syrian capital on Saturday night killing an unknown number of people.

The state broadcaster said the bomb was placed in a car in the Rukneddin neighborhood and that a disposal team was sent in to defuse another device.

“The terrorist explosion was the result of a big bomb concealed in a car,” it said.

Footage showed the charred remains of at least two victims.

A clip from Syrian state TV shows the aftermath of the explosion:

Television said the blast took place in a car park near a school.

(AFP, Al-Akhbar)

http://english.al-akhbar.com/content/deadly-car-bomb-htis-damascus

 

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