2 Huge Explosions Near Army, Air Force Command Building Rock Syrian Capital

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Iranian Press TV says one of its correspondents has been killed in Syria covering the twin blasts and gun battles in the capital, Damascus.

Two large explosions have shaken the centre of Syria's capital Damascus, near the military general staff headquarters.

DAMASCUS, Syria — Iranian Press TV says one of its correspondents has been killed in Syria covering the twin blasts and gun battles in the capital, Damascus.

Press TV identified the correspondent as 33-year-old Maya Nasser, a Syrian national.

State-run media said two massive explosions targeted the army command headquarters in Damascus on Wednesday morning, setting off clashes and a huge fire inside the building.