At least 31 dead in Damascus car bomb
on 21/02/2013 11:41:12
The Britain-based activist group Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said most of the dead were civilians, but members of the Syrian security services were also killed in today's attack.
The explosion targeted a security checkpoint central Mazraa neighbourhood, witnesses said.
Syrian state TV also reported the blast, calling it a "terrorist" attack by a suicide bomber on a heavily populated area.
TV also said mortar rounds have exploded near an army command in the city but there were no casualties.