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10 killed in Damascus car bomb

Ten people have been reportedly killed after a car bomb in Damascus. SANA news agency are reporting that 50 people have been injured in the explosion which has also left 20 cars and 15 stores damaged.

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Syrian army 'studying ceasefire proposal'

UN mediator Lakhdar Brahimi with Syria's President Assad. Credit: APTN

The Syrian foreign ministry has said its army are still studying the terms of Lakhdar Brahimi's truce proposal and will announce their decision on a temporary ceasefire to mark the Eid holiday shortly.

The Muslim holiday of Eid is due to start tomorrow and lasts three of four days. Brahimi said some of rebel groups had also agreed, in principle, to a truce. Brahimi said:

"After the visit I made to Damascus, there is agreement from the Syrian government for a ceasefire during the Eid."

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