Tunisia: One Killed in Fire On Military Bus in Damascus

Damascus/Syrian Arab Republic — One person died and three were injured when a fire broke out on a military bus in a heavily fortified army compound in Damascus early on Wednesday, Syrian state news agency SANA reported.

One source at the site of the explosion suggested an electrical fault had set the petrol tank on fire, the agency reported.

The explosion happened in the bus while it was near the entrance of a heavily fortified Republican Guards housing compound in the west of the Syrian capital, SANA said.

Another source said at least five military personnel were killed and 11 other personnel were wounded in the blast.

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