State Department says U.S. citizen was suicide bomber in Syria
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. State Department on Friday confirmed that an American citizen carried out a suicide bombing in Syria.
The bomber, who called himself Abu Hurayra al-Amriki, carried out one of four suicide bombings on May 25 in Syria's Idlib province on behalf of Jabhat al-Nusra, al Qaeda's affiliate fighting to oust the government of President Bashar al-Assad.
"I can confirm this individual was a U.S. citizen involved in a suicide bombing in Syria," State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki said at a news briefing.
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