Bomb explosion in Damascus claims 4 lives

Bomb explosion in Damascus claims 4 lives
Tue Dec 3, 2013 14:29:22

A bomb explosion in the Syrian capital, Damascus has claimed the lives of four people including a woman.

The bombing took place in the Jebbeh district of Jisr al-Abyad in the Syrian capital on Tuesday, the state TV said.

Britain-based monitoring group the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the target of the attack appeared to be a government building.

Nearly three years of crisis has taken its toll on the lives of more than 100,000 people in Syria, according to statistics compiled by the United Nations.

Millions have also been displaced due to the unrest.

The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has announced that the number of Syrian refugees, who have fled to neighboring countries, has passed the three million mark.

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