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Deadly blast hits south Damascus: state TV

Smoke billows from the Damascus suburb of Tadamun during heavy fighting on August 4, 2012. A deadly blast hit the Tadamun neighbourhood of south Damascus on Tuesday, Syrian state television reported, without immediately giving any casualty figures.

Smoke billows from the Damascus suburb of Tadamun during heavy fighting on August 4, 2012. A deadly blast hit the Tadamun neighbourhood of south Damascus on Tuesday, Syrian state television reported, without immediately giving any casualty figures.  (AFP/File)

A deadly blast hit the Tadamun neighbourhood of south Damascus on Tuesday, Syrian state television reported, without immediately giving any casualty figures.

"A terrorist explosion... in the Tadamun neighbourhood of Damascus, has caused deaths and injuries," a breaking news alert on the television said.

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