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Damascus Bombing of Intelligence Center

From The Globe and Mail: From The Globe and Mail:

Dozens Killed as twin blast rock Damascus.

Two strong explosions ripped through the Syrian capital Thursday, killing more than 40 people and leaving scenes of carnage in the streets in an assault against a centre of government power, officials said.

Syria’s state-run TV said 170 people were wounded in what one official said may have been the most powerful of a series of blasts that have hit the capital this year. More related to this story

The explosions, which ripped the facade off a military intelligence building, happened at about 7:50 a.m. local time when employees are usually arriving at work. The building is part of a broader military compound for a feared section of the intelligence services known as the Palestine Branch.

The GCP event was set for 07:00 to 13:00 local time (03:00-09:00 UTC). The result is Chisquare 21525.709 on 21600 df for p = 0.639 and Z = -0.355.

Damascus Bombing of
Intelligence Center

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