18 killed, 56 injured in Syria blast

Damascus, Aug 7: At least 18 people, including three children, were killed and 56 suffered injuries when a powerful blast rattled a pro-government district of the Syrian capital city Tuesday evening, state TV reported.The initial
18 killed 56 injured in syria blast - India TV
IANS 07 Aug 2013, 06:18 AM IST
Damascus, Aug 7: At least 18 people, including three children, were killed and 56 suffered injuries when a powerful blast rattled a pro-government district of the Syrian capital city Tuesday evening, state TV reported.





The initial information indicated that the blast was staged by a booby-trapped car that ripped through an intersection between al-Khidr Street and al-Soyouf Square, Xinhua reported.

The blast came just an hour after a powerful explosion was heard in the capital's main Palestinian camp, al-Yarmouk, which is witnessing intense battles between the al-Qaeda-linked Nusra Front and pro-government armed Palestinian committees.
 
   
 

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