Saturday, January 7, 2012

Syria tense as families mourn suicide bomb deaths

Syria was tense Saturday as the families of the victims of a suicide bombing in the capital and lethal clashes elsewhere began to bury their dead, and as Syria's Christians celebrate Orthodox Christmas.

Crowds were flocking to a central square Saturday to condemn the suicide bombing in the al-Midan quarter of Damascus a day earlier, the Syrian Arab News Agency said.

Meanwhile, Syrian state TV broadcast footage of the coffins of some of those killed in the attack being carried into mosques, accompanied by grieving relatives. Read More