May 5 - Syria says Israeli rockets were the cause of heavy explosions at a military research center in Damascus. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
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STORY: Heavy explosions shook the Syrian capital of Damascus on Sunday (May 5). Syrian state television said Israeli rockets had hit a military research centre on the outskirts of the city.
The research centre in Jamraya was the target of an earlier Israeli strike in January.
Video footage uploaded to the internet by activists showed a huge ball of fire rising into the night sky.
Reuters cannot independently verify the content of this vide which has been obtained from a social media website.
The research centre hit on Sunday was also targeted by Israeli in January
The blasts happened a day after an Israeli official said his country had carried out an air strike targeting a consignment of missiles in Syria.
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