Russia's state owned RIA Novosti news agency has quoted a Russian Embassy official from Syria as saying the Embassy building has been damaged, after a car bomb exploded in central Damascus, reportedly killing 53 people.
The official said: "The building has really been damaged ... The windows are shattered," but added that no one had been hurt in the attack.
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