May 11, 2012 / 2:36 PM / 5 years ago

Syria says thwarts attempted 1,200 kg car bomb

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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