March 11, 2017 / 10:14 AM / 5 months ago

Two bombs go off in Damascus, fatalities reported - state media

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Two bombs exploded in Damascus on Saturday, and there were initial reports of fatalities, Syrian state news agency SANA reported. The bombs went off near a cemetery in the Bab Masala area of the city.

A brief SANA report said "two terrorist bombs" near the Bab al-Saghir cemetery had killed "a number of martyrs" and injured other people. The Bab al-Saghir cemetery located near one of the seven gates of the Old City of Damascus.

Writing by Tom Perry; Editing by Toby Chopra

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