A car bomb killed at least seven civilians when it exploded in a southern Damascus neighborhood according to an article by Reuters .
Furthermore, an additional fifteen people have been injured in the blast. The car bomb went off in the district of Tadamon , where President Bashar al-Assad’s forces have been fighting rebels for months.
Syrian state television has laid the blame for the blast on "terrorists," the term it uses to describe rebels fighting President Assad's forces.
Over 100,000 people have died since the commencement of the civil war in Syria. In addition, nearly 3 million refugees  have fled the country in the same time period.