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At Least 8 Killed in Bombings at Shi'ite Shrine Near Damascus

Two blasts at a Shi'ite shrine in a suburb of the Syrian capital have killed at least eight people and left many others wounded. Syrian state media say a suicide bomber struck at the entrance of the Sayyida Zeinab shrine south of the center of Damascus. That blast was followed by a car bombing at the heavily guarded shrine important to Shi'ites throughout the world. The British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reports a higher death toll than Syrian authorities, saying...

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