William (aka Bill the Godfather)

William (aka Bill the Godfather)

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Syria: Bomb kills top government officials

Syria's defense minister and President Bashar Assad's brother-in-law were killed in a Damascus bomb attack on Wednesday, state television reported, the most serious blow to Assad's high command in the country's 16-month-old rebellion.

The bomber -- said by a Reuters security source to be a bodyguard assigned to Assad's inner circle -- struck during a meeting attended by ministers and senior security officials in the Syrian capital as battles raged within sight of the presidential palace.
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1 comment:

Samn! said...

It should be noted that Daoud Rajiha, the assassinated defense minister, was an Orthodox Christian.