At least two bombs struck Damascus near the area where a team of United Nations inspectors are staying as they investigate alleged chemical weapons attacks, Reuters reports.
One of the mortars fell near the Four Seasons hotel, where the experts are staying.
Syrian state television said the bombs were made locally and fired by "terrorists".
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