Syria: Explosion Targets Police Bus In Damascus

By Salon Staff
January 6, 2012 3:00PM (UTC)
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DAMASCUS (AP) — A Syrian official says an explosion has targeted a police bus in central Damascus, causing deaths.

State TV also reported a blast in the Damascus central neighborhood of Midan, which killed and wounded a number of people.

Friday's explosion comes two weeks after two blasts in Damascus targeting security buildings killed 44 people.

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The official, speaking on condition of anonymity because he was not allowed to talk publicly to the media, gave no further details.


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