Car Bomb in Front of Syrian Interior Ministry Kills At Least Ten, Wounds 60

Second in two days


A blast struck central Damascus a day after Syrian Prime Minister Wael al-Halaqi survived a bomb attack in the capital.

The blast today killed 10 people and injured more than 60 in the Marjeh district of the capital, the official Syrian State TV reported. The car-bomb detonated at the gate of the country's old Interior Ministry building, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said in an e-mailed statement.