Sept. 7 - A car bomb exploded in the Syrian capital Damascus on Friday -- the second blast in a day against government targets. Rob Muir reports.
==REUTERS IS UNABLE TO INDEPENDENTLY VERIFY THE CONTENT OF THE ALEPPO VIDEO, WHICH HAS BEEN OBTAINED FROM A SOCIAL MEDIA WEBSITE== A car bomb explodes in Damascus. The second blast in a day against government targets in the Syrian capital. Syria TV broadcast images of what it called it a "terrorist explosion" -- hitting an area near the city's main courthouse and Ministry of Information. The uprising against President Bashar al-Assad has grown increasingly bloody in recent months, as rebels haved stepped up attacks in both Damascus, and the economic hub of Aleppo. It's part of a 17-month-old revolt that has left an estimated 18,000 people dead.