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Deraa - Mar 3, 2012 - 12:20

Last modified: 3 Mar 2012 09:20
Syria's state-run news agency says a suicide bomber has detonated his car in a southern city, causing several casualties.

SANA says the blast occurred in the heart of the city of Deraa on Saturday morning. The city is the birthplace of the nearly year-old uprising against President Bashar al-Assad.

The British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says at least two people were killed and several others wounded in the explosion. The group says the blast occurred near a petrol station in an area known as Deraa al-Balad.

No further details were immediately available.

[Source: AP]

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