Six dead, 10 wounded in central Damascus blast: monitor

BEIRUT: A blast on a bus in a central district of the Syrian capital killed at least six people and wounded 10 on Sunday, a monitoring group said.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said it was not immediately clear what had caused the blast in the Souq al-Hamadiyeh neighbourhood of Damascus.

The blast was also reported by state television, which reported an unspecified number of deaths and at least 19 injuries.