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Monday
Apr292013

Syrian Prime Minister Survives Assassination Attempt

LOUAI BESHARA/AFP/Getty Images(DAMASCUS, Syria) -- Syria’s prime minister survived an assassination attempt Monday after a bomb went off near his convoy in Damascus.

It's believed rebels who want to overthrow the regime of Bashar Al-Assad planted the improvised explosive device.

Prime Minister Wael Nader Al-Halqi was unhurt, but there are reports of several casualties.

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