DAMASCUS: A car bomb exploded in the Syrian capital Damascus on Saturday, leaving 17 people killed and several wounded, Syrian state television reported. The car rigged with some 200 kg (440 pounds) of explosives blasted near a security installation on the airport road at an intersection leading to the Sit Zeinab shrine, popular with Shi'ite pilgrims from Iran and Lebanon. Security forces cordoned off the area, witnesses said. It was the first explore..
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