At least 10 people have been killed and many others wounded in the car bombing near a police station in Bab Touma in old Damascus, ITV News understands.
Syrian official sources confirmed the latest death toll. They said the bomb was placed under the vehicle and caused huge damage to the neighbourhood, which is mostly inhabited by minority Christians.
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