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Syria suicide blast: mulitple casualties after explosion rocks central Damascus

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By Euronews
Syria suicide blast: mulitple casualties after explosion rocks central Damascus

<p>In Syria, at least 19 people have been killed in Damascus after a suicide bomber blew up his vehicle in the city. </p> <p>State TV said around a dozen others were injured in the devastating blast, the worst in the Syrian capital since March. </p> <p>The force of the explosion ripped apart several cars in the central neighbourhood. </p> <p>According to reports police had been chasing three suspected car bombers in a bid to prevent them from entering the city centre. While two of the drivers were stopped, the third is said to have blown himself up after being surrounded.</p>