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10 citizens martyred, scores injured in car bomb explosion in Jaramana, Damascus countryside

Damascus, (SANA) – 25/7/2013 – Ten citizens were martyred and scores injured in a car bomb explosion on Thursday that ripped through al-Siyouf Square in Jaramana city in Damascus countryside.

An official source at Damascus Countryside Police Command said that terrorists blew up a car rigged with big amounts of explosives in the densely-populated area. Ten were martyred, among them a woman, and 66 injured, including children.

All the injured were admitted to hospitals in Jaramana and al-Mwassah and Damascus hospitals for treatment.

The car was parking in the square near the entrance of al-Janayen residential neighborhood, SANA reported said, pointing out that the explosion set off fire in a nearby building before firefighters rushed to the area and extinguished the flames.

The terrorist bombing caused large-scale material damage to nearby shops, buildings and infrastructure, the reported added.

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Citizens injured in explosive device blasts in Damascus

In another context, a doctor was severely injured when terrorists detonated an explosive device they had stuck to her car in Mashrou’ Dummar in Damascus.

An official source at the Police Command told SANA reporter that terrorists detonated an explosive device after the ophthalmologist Raghad al-Farra get on her car, leaving her with severe injuries.

Dr. al-Farra, the source said, was immediately taken to al-Mouwasat Hospital, noting that material damage was caused to the car.

Earlier, initial information indicated that an explosive device was blown up near al-Mazzeh Airport in Damascus, wounding two citizens.

Child martyred, 8 citizens injured in mortar shell in al-Thawra St. in Damascus

A child was martyred and a number of citizens were injured as a mortar shell launched by an armed terrorist group fell on al-Thawra Street in Damascus.

A source at the Police Command told SANA that the shell fell outside the Seven Days Hotel in al-Thawra Street which is a crowded area in Damascus, causing the martyrdom of an 8-year-old  boy and the injury of 8 others, including three women.

SANA reporter said that the terrorist attack resulted in material damage to the shops and cars nearby .