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State media: Blast hits Syrian capital, civilians killed

A presumed terrorist explosion strikes a neighborhood in Damascus, state media said Friday, killing and injuring dozens.

(CNN) Damascus - A "terrorist" explosion hits a neighborhood in the Syrian capital of Damascus, state media reported Friday. Syrian state TV said it is believed to be a result of a suicide bombing. It did not give an exact number of casualties. Law enforcement personnel were also among those hit in the blast in Al Midan neighborhood, Syrian state news agency SANA reported.

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