Twin Blasts Kill More Than 50 in Damascus

According to state television, two bombs exploded in the Syrian capital of Damascus on May 10, killing more than 50 people and injuring some 372 people. The blasts—the deadliest since the revolt against the rule of Bashar Assad began last year—occurred in the morning at a busy intersection, wrecking the state's intelligence headquarters, destroying vehicles and killing pedestrians.

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According to state television, two bombs exploded in the Syrian capital of Damascus on May 10, killing more than 50 people and injuring some 372 people. The blasts—the deadliest since the revolt against the rule of Bashar Assad began last year—occurred in the morning at a busy intersection, wrecking the state’s intelligence headquarters, destroying vehicles and killing pedestrians.

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