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Report: 1 killed in blast near Iran embassy in Damascus
Posted By admin On April 24, 2012 @ 3:17 am In World News | Comments Disabled
Roi Kais, Dudi Cohen
Ynet News 
April 24, 2012
One person was killed Tuesday in an explosion near the Iranian embassy in Damascus’ Merjah district, Arab news networks Al Arabiya and Al Jazeera reported.
Iran ‘s Fars news agency reported that the blast occurred outside Iran’s culture center building, but claimed the complex did not sustain any damage.
Meanwhile, Syrian TV reported that a car bomb wounded at least three people near a mosque in the capital’s Barzeh neighborhood. The pro-government channel blamed an “armed terror cell” for the blast.
The channel said the explosion also damaged buildings in the area.
According to the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, three Syrian intelligence officers were killed in the blast.
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