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Twin blasts hit Damascus security compounds

At least 27 people were killed and 97 were wounded in two explosions which hit Damascus early on Saturday, a Syrian television channel said, quoting Health Minister Wael al-Halki.

Security force personnel and civilians were killed in the blasts, state television reported, blaming what it said were terrorists behind the year-long uprising against President Bashar Assad.