Explosion near UN office in Syria

Last Updated: Sun, Nov 04, 2012 13:10 hrs

Damascus, Nov 4 (IANS) An explosive device Sunday ripped through a garage in front of Dama Rose Hotel, where a UN political office is housed, in the Syrian capital of Damascus, witnesses said.

The blast was so powerful that it shattered windows of the heavily-fortified hotel, a witness told Xinhua, adding that some people in the vicinity were injured.

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