Friday, January 6, 2012
Al-Jazeera Video: 'Dozens dead' in Damascus bombing
"Dozens of people are reported to be dead after a blast in the Syrian capital, Damascus.
Syrian state TV said at least 25 people died and 46 more were wounded in Friday's attack which it blamed on a suicide bomber.
The explosion, which targeted the central district of al-Maidan, a hub for anti-government protests, was described by the opposition as a government plot.
Colonel Riad al-Asaad, the head of the Free Syrian Army, has dismissed the government's report of the attack, saying that Friday's explosion was "the work of the regime, just like the previous two explosions."
Al Jazeera's Hashem Ahelbarra, reporting from the Turkish town of Antakya, near Syria's northern border."