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Syria government says 40 killed in suicide blasts

Friday, December 23, 2011
People stand at the site of a suicide bombing in Damascus, Syria, Friday, Dec. 23, 2011. A Syrian military official says the death toll from twin suicide car bombings in Damascus is now more dozens. The military official says more than a hundred people were wounded in the explosions targeting security and intelligence headquarters in the Syrian capital.

People stand at the site of a suicide bombing in Damascus, Syria, Friday, Dec. 23, 2011. A Syrian military official says the death toll from twin suicide car bombings in Damascus is now more dozens. The military official says more than a hundred people were wounded in the explosions targeting security and intelligence headquarters in the Syrian capital. (AP Photo / AP Photo/Muzaffar Salman)

A Syrian military official says the death toll from twin suicide car bombings in Damascus is now more than 40.

The military official says more than a hundred people were wounded in the explosions targeting security and intelligence headquarters in the Syrian capital.

He spoke to reporters on condition of anonymity because he was not allowed to give official statements.

He declined to say how many civilians and military personnel were among the deaths.

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