BEIRUT, LEBANON (12:00 P.M.) – Minutes ago, massive explosions were heard throughout the Syrian capital of Damascus, as ambulances rushed to the area where the impact took place.

According to an Al-Masdar field correspondent in Damascus, two explosions took place near the Bab Al-Shughour Cemetery, causing several casualties in the shrine area of the capital.

No further details have been released as of now.

Update (12:20 P.M.) – Both explosions as a result of two IEDs (improvised explosive devices) in the Bab Moussallah area of Damascus.

Update (12:27 P.M.) – 8 dead and 15 wounded.

Update (12:35 P.M.) – 28 dead and 45+ wounded.

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