At least 45 dead in Syria car bombs

Two car bombs exploded in a suburban residential area of Damascus Wednesday, killing at least 45 people and injuring 120, Syrian media reported.  Syrian state television blamed the attack on “terrorists.”  Analysts say the twin attacks bore the hallmarks of al-Qaeda affiliated groups – twin bombs, one designed to explode first and draw people out followed by a second explosion.  They happened in a Damascus neighborhood mainly Druze and Christian – groups which have not really joined the rebels.

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