The Free Syrian Army  reportedly targeted senior security officers in a car bomb attack on a Damascus district late Monday, activist groups said.
The Syrian Revolution General Commission said a group of officers in the southwestern neighborhood of Kfar Sousa was targeted.
The area is home to a number of government and military intelligence buildings.
A video posted to the website YouTube by activists late Monday night purportedly showed members of the Liwa al-Sham rebel group claiming responsibility for the blast, according to AFP news agency.
Read more: See our latest coverage on the Middle East Two members of the group said its fighters “on the ground targeted a group of senior officers responsible for crimes of the Assad regime.”Meanwhile, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said a statement with the names of those targeted would be released later.
The Britain-based group said “A large explosion apparently caused by an explosive device placed inside a car rocked the district of Kfar Sousa."