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Syria crisis: Car bomb ‘kills 16’ in Damascus suburb Qatana

December 13, 2012 Leave a comment Go to comments

A car bomb has killed 16 people, seven of them children, in the Qatana suburb of the Syrian capital Damascus, according to state-run media.
 
There were 23 people injured, most of them women and children, according to the Sana news agency.The report comes a day after state media said six people died in blasts at or near two government ministries in outlying areas of Damascus.
 
Violence has been increasing in and around the capital in recent weeks.The car bomb exploded near a school, according to Sana.
 
The UK-based activist group the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the blast happened near residences housing members of the armed forces, and two killed two women as well as the seven children..State TV showed footage of extensive damage to cars and buildings in the area. 

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