Twin blasts kill 12 at Syria funeral

August 29th, 2012 - 4:33 am ICT by IANS  

Beirut, Aug 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Twin blasts during a funeral killed at least 12 people and injured 48 in a predominantly Christian suburb of Syrian capital Damascus, Syria’s state TV reported.

The explosions occurred Tuesday in the Jaramana neighbourhood when a funeral procession for two victims of Monday’s car bomb blasts in the same district approached a local cemetery.

The Syrian conflict has claimed up to 20,000 lives, according to estimates by various groups.

–IANS/RIA Novosti

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