Car Bomb in Damascus Kills Dozens, Opposition Says
[NY Times] At least three boom-mobiles roiled Damascus
...Capital of the last remaining Baathist regime in the world...
on Thursday, including a powerful blast near the downtown headquarters of Hereditary President-for-Life Bashir
Lord of the Baath...
's ruling party and the Russian Embassy that witnesses said shook the neighborhood like an earthquake. Antigovernment activists described the bombings as some of the worst to hit the Syrian capital in the nearly two-year-old conflict and said at least 72 people had been killed, mostly civilians.
Posted by: Fred 2013-02-22