Syrian soldiers investigate the scene after a bomb attached to a fuel truck exploded outside a hotel where U.N. observers are staying in Damascus, Syria, on August 15, 2012. Several people were wounded, Syria's state TV reported. It said the explosion took place near a parking lot used by the army command, which is about 300 meters away. Muzaffar Salman / AP
Syrian soldiers investigate the scene after an explosion in Damascus on August 15, 2012. Muzaffar Salman / AP
— NBC News wire services report A bomb exploded in Damascus on Wednesday near a hotel used by United Nations monitors, Syrian state television reported.
The bomb, which was placed in a parking lot near the Dama Rose Hotel, blew up a fuel truck that sent clouds of black smoke into the sky above the capital. At least three people were reportedly injured.
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