Bomb on bus in central Damascus kills 7

February 1, 2015 11:15 AM

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DAMASCUS, Syria – A bomb exploded on a bus near Damascus' medieval city center on Sunday, killing at least seven people, including Lebanese Shiite pilgrims, according to Syrian activists and Lebanese media.

Another 20 people were wounded in the blast, which occurred near the Damascus citadel and the centuries-old Hamidiyeh bazaar, said the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which relies on a network of activists inside Syria.

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