Death toll from car bombs 'rises to 44'

Syrian state news agency SANA has said 44 people have died after car bombs ripped through Jaramana, a eastern suburb of Damascus.

The district is populated mostly by Christian and Druse, a minority sect, and is mostly loyal to President Assad.

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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.