Syria

Car Bomb Explodes Near Police Station North of Damascus

At least 13 killed

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A car bomb has exploded north of the Syrian capital Damascus killing at least 13 people including 10 policemen, activists say.

The overnight blast struck near a police station in the town of Deir Atiyeh, the UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

State-run Sana news agency confirmed the attack, saying "terrorists" had caused an unknown number of casualties.