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Damascus: Mid-day news update 5-15-13


May 15, 2013

EyewitnessThe update from Damascus and its suburbs is provided by Shahed News, a network of vetted Syrian citizen journalists providing independent, accurate and reliable news from Damascus and its suburbs.

 

Damascus:

 

* Smoke seen above the capital, near the Kafar Sooseh area.

 

* Car bomb explodes near a-Shafi mosque in Mazzeh; security forces close the road.

 

* Car bomb explodes near the General Staff guards at Umayyad Square.

 

* Internet service stops in most Syrian provinces.

 

Outer Damascus:

 

* A MiG carries out an airstrike on a-Nabbek.

 

* Army reinforcements from Mazzeh Air Force Base head for Darayya. Fierce clashes and bombardment on the town since the early morning on the southern frontline of the city.

 

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