Twin bombings in Damascus
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Dozens killed as rush hour bomb explosions strike Damascus

Twin suicide car-bomb attacks have killed at least 55 people and wounded 372 in Damascus, Syrian officials say.

The blasts happened near a military intelligence building during morning rush hour. State TV showed burnt cars and two deep craters in the road.

The government and the opposition blamed each other for the attack - the deadliest in Damascus since the start of Syria's uprising 14 months ago.

Lyse Doucet reports from Damascus.

  • 10 May 2012
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