Monitoring group: Damascus car bomb kills 20, wounds 30

September 27, 2013 15:50

BEIRUT= A car bomb killed at least 20 people and wounded dozens more on Friday when it exploded in Rankus, a town 30 km (20 miles) north of the Syrian capital Damascus, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

Activists in a nearby town said the blast occurred near a mosque soon after Friday prayers. They gave a higher death toll of 37 dead and said more than 100 had been wounded. It was not immediately possible to verify their reports.

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