Report: Heavy gunfire heard across Turkey-Syrian border

Heavy machine gun fire and the sound of mortar bombs has been heard along the Turkey-Syrian border near the Syrian town of Haram, according to a Reuters witness.

It was not clear whether the firing was from the Syrian army or from rebels fighting to overthrow President Bashar al-Assad.

The firing could be heard from the Turkish border village of Besaslan in southern Hatay province.


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.