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Senior cleric, others killed in Syria mosque bombing

Posted By -NO AUTHOR- On 03/21/2013 @ 7:43 pm In World | No Comments

(Los Angeles Times) A senior pro-government Sunni Muslim cleric was killed in the Syrian capital Thursday night when an explosion struck the mosque where he had been giving a lecture.

More than a dozen other people were killed in the blast at the Iman Mosque in Damascus in what appeared to be a targeted assassination of Sheik Muhammad Bouti.

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