Syrian army retakes strategically important Damascus suburb of Hujaira from the rebels.
Turkey says investigators found Russian-made ammunition and military communications equipment in a Syrian passenger plane heading to Damascus from Moscow. Syria accuses Turkey of aircraft piracy, says the plane did not carry the alleged equipment and challenges Turkey to show evidence. [https:--www.reuters.com-article-2012-10-11-us-syria-crisis-idUSBRE88J0X720121011 (Reuters)] [http:--www.aljazeera.com-news-europe-2012-10-20121011182317469327.html (Al Jazeera)] [http:--www.thehindu.com-news-international-turkey-accused-of-air-piracy-article3987113.ece ("The Hindu")] [http:--sana.sy-eng-21-2012-10-12-446649.htm (SANA)]date=August 2019
Syrian uprising: the death toll of the May 10 Damascus double bombing reaches 55, with as many as 370 reportedly injured. Syrian authorities claim that over 1000 kg of explosives were used in the attacks.