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Two killed in Palestinian camp blast: Syria

DAMASCUS: Two "terrorists" were killed as a booby-trapped car they were driving blew up in a Palestinian refugee camp in a suburb of Damascus, Syria's state news agency SANA reported on Sunday.

It said the blast in Yarmouk camp on Saturday, the same day as authorities said 27 people were killed in two suspected car bombings in central Damascus, also damaged parked cars and shattered windows of nearby buildings.

SANA gave no further details.

Yarmouk is the largest Palestinian camp in Syria, which hosts around half a million registered Palestinian refugees.

 

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