'53 dead' in Damascus blast

At least 53 people have been killed in a large explosion that rocked the Syrian capital Damascus, opposition activists said.

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Assad's party headquarters targeted by car bomb

At least 53 people have been killed in a large explosion that rocked the Syrian capital Damascus, opposition activists said.

The target seemed to be the headquarters of President Assad's Ba'ath Party - among the wreckage there are dead soldiers and dead schoolchildren.

ITV News' Middle East Correspondent John Ray reports:

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