34 dead after Syria car bombs

At least 34 people have been killed after two car bombs exploded in a district of the Syrian capital of Damascus, according to the Reuters news agency.

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Crowd gathers after two car bombs in Damascus

The two car bombs that were set off in a district of Damascus have killed at least 34, according to the Reuters news agency.

The explosions struck the eastern neighbourhood of Jaramana, tearing through shops and bringing debris crashing down on cars.

Crowd gathers at the site of a blast in Jaramana district, near Damascus
Crowd gathers at the site of a blast in Jaramana district, near Damascus Credit: Sana Sana / Reuters

Suicide bombings have struck regime targets in Damascus and elsewhere since last December.

A crowd gathers at a site of a blast in Jaramana district, near Damascus
A crowd gathers at a site of a blast in Jaramana district, near Damascus Credit: Sana Sana / Reuters

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Twin car bombs 'kill 44 and injure dozens' in Damascus

Twin car bombs exploded in Damascus early this morning killing at least 44 people, and critically injuring dozens more, according to Syrian state television.

Two cars packed with explosives detonated in the eastern Jaramana suburb, a district mostly loyal to President Assad.

The bombs went off in a car park located between two commercial buildings within minutes of each other as groups of labourers and employees were arriving to work.

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