Syrian TV: Suicide bomber carried out Deir al-Zor attack

BEIRUT Sat May 19, 2012 6:19am EDT

BEIRUT (Reuters) - A suicide bomber carried out a car bombing in the eastern Syrian city of Deir al-Zor on Saturday, state television said.

In a bulletin flashed over its regular programming, it said the bombing was the work of a "suicide terrorist".

(Writing by Joseph Logan; Editing by Louise Ireland)