Bomb in Damascus kills six
A bomb killed at least six people on Wednesday near a Shia shrine in a suburb of the Syrian capital Damascus, state media and opposition activists said. State media said 13 people were also wounded in the explosion in the Sayeda Zainab district. The semi-official Addounia television said the bomb was placed in a garbage bag. Another bomb in the area was defused, the station said.
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"The explosion occurred just east of the shrine. Lots of people are also wounded," said one of the activists in the area, who declined to be named.