Deadly car bomb hits Damascus
Published Saturday, May 18, 2013
A car bomb exploded in a northern district of the Syrian capital on Saturday night killing an unknown number of people.
The state broadcaster said the bomb was placed in a car in the Rukneddin neighborhood and that a disposal team was sent in to defuse another device.
"The terrorist explosion was the result of a big bomb concealed in a car," it said.
Footage showed the charred remains of at least two victims.
A clip from Syrian state TV shows the aftermath of the explosion:
Television said the blast took place in a car park near a school.