Syria crisis: PM Halaqi 'survives Damascus car bombing'
Syrian Prime Minister Wael al-Halaqi has survived a car bomb attack in the capital, Damascus, reports say.
The blast in western Mazzeh district targeted Mr Halaqi's convoy, state television said. There are reported to be a number of casualties.
UK-based activist group, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, said Mr Halaqi's bodyguard had been killed, AFP news agency reported.
It is unclear whether the blast was a suicide bombing or a planted device
Wyre Davis reports from Beirut.
29 Apr 2013
- From the section Middle East