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MOSCOW, February 21 (Itar-Tass) – None of the Russian embassy’s staff has been hurt as a result of the bomb blast in the center of the Syrian capital, the embassy’s press-secretary, Timur Pechatnikov told Itar-Tass by telephone.
“The embassy staff were not hurt,” he said. Pechatnikov said the explosion was a rather powerful one, so at this point estimates can be very tentative.
“The embassy has tightened security,” the diplomat added.