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Car bomb explodes in Syrian city of Aleppo
ByREUTERS
March 18, 2012 14:21
Opposition sources say blast occurred near security office; rights group reports unspecified number of deaths, injuries.
Syrian TV shows site of bombing [file]

Syria bombed out car 370. (photo credit:REUTERS)

BEIRUT - A car bomb blew up in a residential area of Syria's second city Aleppo on Sunday, a day after two blasts rocked the capital Damascus, the Syrian television channel al-Ikhbariya said.

Opposition sources said the blast hit an area close to a security office. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the explosion had killed and injured people in the area but gave no estimate on the number of casualties.



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The state news channel Syria TV said a "terrorist" explosion hit between two residential buildings in the al-Suleimaniya district of Aleppo, behind a post office building.

Residents told the British-based Observatory they saw bodies in the streets and reported a heavy blast which rocked the area.

On Saturday, two car bombs in Damascus killed 27 people and wounded at least 100.

Sunday's blast is the fifth car bomb to hit a major city in Syria, and the second in Aleppo, since a revolt against President Bashar Assad's rule began a year ago and security forces launched a crackdown.

Activists and the government have traded blame for previous explosions.

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