Syrian state TV reports blast north of government-controlled Latakia
AMMAN - Syrian state television reported a "terrorist explosion" north of the government-held coastal city of Latakia on Sunday and cited reports of casualties.
The blast took place in Ras Shamra, a town about 12 km (7 miles) north of the city, state television said. It gave no further details.
(This version of the story corrects the day to Sunday) REUTERS