Syria

Syria Ceasefire Shattered Just Hours Into Holiday

Car bomb in Damascus kills at least 5 and wounds 30 according to state media

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The Syrian capital Damascus has been hit by a car-bomb attack, shattering a four-day ceasefire that had begun hours earlier to mark an Islamic holiday.

Activists said the device exploded near a playground in Daf al-Shouk, a residential area in southern Damascus.