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An IED has been detonated at the Justice Palace in al-Hamidiyeh, Damascus, the Syrian Arab News Agency reports. It’s reported dozens have been killed or injured in the blast.

 

A suicide bomber detonated the explosives inside the main building on Wednesday, according to AP. The Justice Palace houses a number of Syrian courts.

 

It’s uncertain at this stage if there have been fatalities as a result of the blast, although local media reports indicate there have been a number of deaths while many others have been injured.

 

Government authorities ordered an evacuation of the area over fears of further attacks, Almasdar News reports.

 

Details to follow…

 

 

 

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