WORLD Blast reported near Russian embassy in Damascus


Blast reported near Russian embassy in Damascus


06:54, January 25, 2019


(Photo: CGTN)

An explosion rocked an area close to the Russian embassy in the Syrian capital of Damascus on Thursday, according to Syrian state media.

Preliminary reports said the blast was triggered by a vehicle loaded with explosives.

Several government buildings including the Embassy of Russia, are located near the blast-stricken area.

No casualties have been reported so far, while the incident has caused damages to several buildings.

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