Syria TV: Twin explosions near Damascus, casualties reported

June 11, 2016 8:30 AM

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BEIRUT - Syrian state TV says two explosions have gone off near the Syrian capital, resulting in multiple casualties.

It says blasts occurred Saturday in the Sayyida Zeinab area outside Damascus. The suburb is home to one of Shiite Islam’s most renowned shrines by the same name.

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