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Car bombing in Syria, 15 killed

Last Updated: Sunday, September 2, 2012 - 09:12

Damascus: At least 15 people were killed in Syria on Saturday when a booby-trapped car exploded at a restive suburb of Damascus in the evening, Xinhua reported.

It was the third car bomb blast hitting the country in a single day.

The car went off near a mosque in the Sbaineh suburb, reported state-run SANA news agency, adding that 15 civilians had been killed. The area is dominated by Palestinian refugees.

Earlier in the day, an explosive device ripped through an Army officer`s car in the Damascus` Rukn Addien district, killing the officer and injuring others, the state media said.

In Deir al-Zour province, one person was killed and two kids were injured when a suicide car bomb exploded on Saturday, al-Ekhbaria TV said.


First Published: Sunday, September 2, 2012 - 09:12
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