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Car bomb hits Damascus petrol station, killing 11
Posted By admin On January 4, 2013 @ 6:35 am In World News | Comments Disabled
Jan 4, 2013
AZAZ, Syria – At least 11 people were killed and 40 wounded when a car bomb exploded at a crowded petrol station in the Syrian capital Damascus on Thursday, opposition activists said.
The station was packed with people queuing for fuel that has become increasingly scarce during the country’s 21-month-long insurgency aimed at overthrowing President Bashar Assad.
The semi-official al-Ikhbariya television station showed footage of 10 burnt bodies and Red Crescent workers searching for victims at the site.
The opposition Revolution Leadership Council in Damascus said the explosion was caused by a booby-trapped car.
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