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Twin car-bombs kill dozens of Assad soldiers in Syria’s south, activists say

Posted By admin On November 10, 2012 @ 9:08 am In World News | Comments Disabled

Haaretz [1]
Nov 10, 2012

Twin suicide bombings shook a southern Syrian city on Saturday, killing at least 20 regime troops, an activist group said.

The early morning blasts in Daraa targeted an encampment for government forces in the city, according to the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which relies on a network of activists on the ground.

The explosions were followed by clashes between regime forces and rebels fighting to topple President Bashar Assad, said the Observatory. Its chief, Rami Abdul-Rahman, said at least 20 soldiers were killed in the blasts but the claim could not be independently verified.

The state-run news agency SANA said the explosions caused multiple casualties and heavy material damage, but did not provide further details.

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[1] Haaretz: http://www.haaretz.com/news/middle-east/twin-car-bombs-kill-dozens-of-assad-soldiers-in-syria-s-south-activists-say-1.476487

[2] Syrian rebels kill dozens of Assad’s forces in fresh clashes: http://www.prisonplanet.com/syrian-rebels-kill-dozens-of-assads-forces-in-fresh-clashes.html

[3] Western-backed rebels kill 150 Syrian soldiers in northern Aleppo: activists: http://www.prisonplanet.com/western-backed-rebels-kill-150-syrian-soldiers-in-northern-aleppo-activists.html

[4] Twin blasts kill over 40 in Lebanon’s Tripoli: http://www.prisonplanet.com/twin-blasts-kill-over-40-in-lebanons-tripoli.html

[5] Five car bombs kill at least 40 people in Syria: http://www.prisonplanet.com/five-car-bombs-kill-at-least-40-people-in-syria.html

[6] Twin blasts hit Damascus security compounds; at least 27 killed: http://www.prisonplanet.com/twin-blasts-hit-damascus-security-compounds-at-least-27-killed.html

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