Nightly News   |  October 14, 2013

TV interview interrupted by blasts in Syria

Two massive blasts interrupted a commentator from Iraqi TV who was taking questions from a panel in Damascus. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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>>> well, the following scene took place this weekend on iraqi tv . the man on the right of your screen is a political commentator taking questions from a panel. he is live in damascus, syria, when just behind him a car bomb goes off. he takes a moment, gathers himself before continuing. 27 seconds later on the broadcast, a second massive blast goes off. it was only after that one that he chose to end the interview and sign off from damascus, syria.