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NEWS UPDATE – January 6, 2012: Suicide Bomber Strikes Syrian Capital

January 6th, 2012 · 10:57 am @   - 

Date:                     January 6, 2012

Location:               Damascus, Syria

Event:                     Suicide Bomber

Fatalities:               26 (As of January 6nd)

Injured:                  63 (As of January 6nd)


On Friday, a suicide bomber attacked a bus at a traffic light in the al-Midan quarter of Damascus.  The blast killed 26 and injured at least 63.  The area is densely populated and traffic was heavy at the time of the blast.  There were also mass anti-government protests occurring today in the area.