Photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, shows Syrians inspecting a damaged car at the scene of a car bomb attack near the Sabaa Bahrat Square
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Syria crisis: Damascus blast 'kills a least 15'

A car bomb has exploded in the centre of Syria's capital Damascus, killing at least 15 people and wounding 47, according to state media.

The blast happened on Monday in a busy residential and commercial area, close to a school and Syria's central bank.

Jim Muir reports.