Casualties after car bomb in Damascus

A car bomb has exploded in central Damascus, causing casualties, state television has reported.

A resident in Damascus, who described the explosion as the biggest she had heard in the Syrian capital, said large plumes of smoke were rising from the area.


'15 dead' in Damascus car bomb

State television in Syria has reported that 15 people have been killed after a car bomb exploded in central Damascus with a further 47 injured.