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Top Syrian cleric killed in Damascus mosque explosion

Press TV

Nearly two dozen people have been killed and many others injured in a terrorist explosion inside a mosque in the Syrian capital, Damascus.

According to Syrian sources, a bomber blew himself up inside al-Eman Mosque in the Mazraa neighborhood of the capital on Thursday.

Top _ cleric Mohammed Saeed Ramadan al-Bouti, in his 80s, is reported to be among the dead.

The victims are believed to be supporters of President Bashar al-Assad. According to Syria’s official news agency SANA, 14 people were killed and 40 others were injured. Some other sources, however, put the death toll at 20.

Foreign-backed militants fighting against the Syrian government also fired mortar shells at a sports stadium in the western city of Idlib. The attack caused only material damage.

Two Syrian civilians were also killed and more than 20 others injured in a terrorist car bombing in the western city of Homs, SANA reported…

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