Rare Explosion in Central Damascus Kills 6 on Bus

February 1, 2015 2:42 PM

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A rare explosion in central Damascus targeted a bus believed to be carrying Lebanese Shi'ite Muslim pilgrims on Sunday, killing at least six people and wounding more than 20, a Reuters witness and local media said.

A social media account linked to al-Qaida's Nusra Front said the hardline Sunni group was behind the attack on the bus near a market place in the capital.

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