Car bomb on outskirts of Syrian capital kills two

June 8, 2012 13:31


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BEIRUT - A car bomb exploded in a suburb of Damascus on Friday, killing at least two security force personnel, activists said.

The Syrian Observatory for Human rights said the blast in the suburb of Qudsiya targeted a bus transporting members of Syrian security forces, and was followed by heavy gunfire.

Syria's 15-month-old revolt against President Bashar Assad has grown increasingly bloody. Security forces have intensified their crackdown on the uprising and rebels, who have revoked their commitment to a UN.-backed ceasefire, clash regularly with Syrian troops.

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