Armenian dies in Damascus blast

Armenian dies in Damascus blast

PanARMENIAN.Net - An Armenian has died in Damascus blast.

As Foreign Ministry spokesman Tigran Balayan told PanARMENIAN.Net the deceased Fadi Polo had a double citizenship, Armenian and Syrian.

Two explosions struck the eastern Damascus district of Jaramana on Wednesday, Nov 28, and casualties were reported, activists and Syrian media said, according to Reuters.

Addounia television broadcast footage of firemen hosing down the blackened and charred hulks of two vehicles. It said there had been deaths and injuries, without giving numbers.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, an opposition group which has monitored the violence since Syria's uprising erupted 20 months ago, said the blasts were caused by two car bombs.

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