Explosion heard near Damascus police station: state TV, monitor

Reuters News
Posted: Dec 16, 2016 10:04 AM

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian state news agency SANA, quoting a Damascus police source, said on Friday there were reports of an explosion in a police station in the Midan neighborhood of Damascus.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which monitors the war, said there had been an explosion in the Midan area and there were reports of casualties.

(Reporting by Lisa Barrington; Editing by Gareth Jones)