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Blasts rock Damascus

Wednesday, December 12, 2012 - 00:55

Dec. 12 - Several car bombs went off in the Syrian capital of Damascus killing at least one and wounding six others. Deborah Gembara reports.

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Two car bombs went off in downtown Damascus killing at least one person, in this latest video posted to a social media website that Reuters cannot independently verify. They weren't the only blasts to rock the Syrian capital --- two more exploded behind the Justice Ministry. A total of six people were injured. The explosions shattered shop windows with glass littering the streets. Fighting is moving closer to Bashar al-Assad's residence in the center of the city and earlier in the day activists say the government forces fired on neighborhoods near the Mezzeh military airport, activists. The blasts come as the Western and Arab nations met in Morocco. Sympathetic to Syria's uprising, the group gave full political recognition to the opposition.

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Blasts rock Damascus

Wednesday, December 12, 2012 - 00:55