2 car bombs hit hear Syrian state TV in Damascus

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Firefighters extinguish a burning vehicle after two mortar rounds struck the Abu Roumaneh area in Damascus, Syria, Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013. Syria’s state news agency said two mortar rounds struck an upscale neighborhood in the Syrian capital of Damascus, killing at least one child and injuring a dozen people. (AP Photo)

BEIRUT (AP) — Syria's official news agency says two bombs have exploded near the state television building in central Damascus.

The SANA news agency says state TV's headquarters in Umayyad Square was damaged in the blast, but there was no immediate word on casualties.

The news agency says initial information indicated that the explosions Sunday evening were the result of a double car bombing.