BEIRUT, LEBANON (2:30 P.M.) – Minutes ago, a powerful blast ripped through the heart of Damascus after a bomb was set off near the Russian embassy.
According to a military source in Damascus city, the blast was a result of an IED (improvised explosive device) that was set off inside the Al-Adawi District.
So far, the casualty total is unknown.
Update (2:47 P.M): The explosion was a result of a car bomb.
More details to come…