Syrian security investigate the scene Aug. 15, 2012, after a bomb attached to a fuel truck exploded outside a hotel in Damascus, Syria, where U.N. observers are staying. Several people were wounded, Syria's state TV reported. TV said the explosion took place near a parking lot used by the army command, which is about 300 meters (yards) away. (Associated Press)

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Syrian security investigate the scene Aug. 15, 2012, after a bomb attached to a fuel truck exploded outside a hotel in Damascus, Syria, where U.N. observers are staying. Several people were wounded, Syria's state TV reported. TV said the explosion took place near a parking lot used by the army command, which is about 300 meters (yards) away. (Associated Press)