BEIRUT - An explosion rocked the central Damascus highway of Sharia al-Thawra on Saturday morning, destroying nearby cars, a resident said, adding that he did not know if their had been any casualties.

The Syrian Observatory for Humans Rights, a monitoring organization based in Britain, said two large explosions had been reported by residents in the vicinity but gave no further details.

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