Twin bombs exploded near a tightly guarded government compound in the heart of Damascus on Sunday, state media said, as new international peace envoy Lakhdar Brahimi said change in Syria was "unavoidable."
A file picture of Syrians inspecting damage at the site of a car bomb in the mainly Druze and Christian suburb of Jaramana on the outskirts of Damascus on August 28. Twin bombs have exploded near a tightly guarded government compound in the heart of Damascus, wounding four people.
Speaking to satellite channel Al-Jazeera as he took over as UN-Arab League envoy from former UN chief Kofi Annan, Brahimi carefully refrained, however, from publicly calling, as his predecessor had, for President Bashar al-Assad to quit.
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