Syrian activists have claimed victims of a car bomb that reportedly killed 53 people and wounded 200 in central Damascus, were mostly civilians, including children, possibly from a school near the ruling Baath Party offices.
The car bombing was the deadliest attack inside Damascus in nine months, within two hours, two other bombings and a mortar attack on the military compound followed.
There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack.
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