Syria says thwarts attempted 1,200 kg car bomb

BEIRUT Fri May 11, 2012 10:34am EDT

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BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian forces foiled an attempted suicide car bombing in the northern city of Aleppo on Friday, state television said, a day after two bombs in the capital killed at least 55 people.

The security forces killed the bomber, who had 1,200 kg of explosives in the car, it said.

(by Dominic Evans, editing by Diana Abdallah)

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Slammy wrote:
Wow, a glimmer of competence shown by their security apparatus. Good job guys, now be ready for the next dozen.

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