Syrian state TV: 40 killed in Damascus bombings

By REUTERS
May 10, 2012 11:55

 
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BEIRUT - Twin bomb blasts in the Syrian capital Damascus killed 40 people and wounded more than 170, Syrian state television said on Thursday.

One of the rush hour explosions hit a district that houses a well known military intelligence complex involved in Syrian President Bashar Assad's crackdown on a 14-month uprising. State media said earlier the majority of the casualties were civilians.

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