Blast kills two in Syria

A booby-trapped car went off Tuesday in front of a church in northern Syria killing two people, Xinhua reported.

Damascus: A booby-trapped car went off Tuesday in front of a church in northern Syria killing two people, Xinhua reported.

The vehicle was parked before the church in al-Thakana district, it said. The explosion damaged nearby buildings too.

The blast coincided with an intensified military showdown in the suburbs of Damascus and elsewhere in Syria between government troops and the armed rebels.

IANS

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