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Car bomb shatters hopes of truce in Syria

Friday, October 26, 2012 - 00:40

Oct. 26 - A car bomb rips through the Syrian capital on the first day of a temporary ceasefire. Deborah Gembara reports.

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This is what a ceasefire looks like in Syria (over aftermath images) A car bomb tore through Damascus on the first day of a truce between the President Bashar al Assad and rebels. This video was posted to a social media websitea whose content Reuters cannot indepedently verify. At least five people are dead and more than 30 are wounded. Opposition activists said the bomb went off near a playground. The attack was just one of many throughout the country, shattering hopes of peace --- even during the Muslim holiday of Eid.

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Car bomb shatters hopes of truce in Syria

Friday, October 26, 2012 - 00:40