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Syria - May 19, 2012 - 16:52

Last modified: 19 May 2012 13:52
A car bomb that rocked the eastern Syrian city of Deir az-Zor on Saturday killed nine people and wounded about 100, the official SANA news agency said. 

It said the bombing was carried out by a suicide bomber and that the dead included guards at a military installation which
is near a housing complex. 

Al Jazeera is unable to independently verify reports of violence, as the Syrian government has placed strict restrictions on reporting.

For more detail and context, read our news story: Car bomb strikes near Syria military complex