2 blasts strike Damascus, Syrian news agency says

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Syrian refugee children watch as Lakhdar Brahimi, the new international envoy tasked with ending the 18-month Syrian conflict, unseen, visits a refugee camp in Altinozu, Hatay in southern Turkey, Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012. (AP Photo/Adem Altan, Pool)
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DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syria's state news agency says 2 bombs have exploded in a Damascus suburb, causing "many" casualties.

SANA says the first bomb went off Wednesday near a secondary school in the Qudsayya suburb followed by a second explosion about 200 meters (yards) away. The agency says school students were not among those hurt.

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