Correspondent Hussam Shoaib reacting to the blast
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Live TV interview from Damascus interrupted by bomb blast

14 October 2013 Last updated at 19:54 BST

Two explosions interrupted a television broadcast from Damascus during a live interview with a correspondent. The two attacks near the building of the state broadcaster are reported to have killed the bombers, leaving the television station largely undamaged.

In northern Syria three Red Cross colleagues and a local volunteer have been freed after they were kidnapped yesterday.

Jim Muir reports.