Monday, November 5, 2012

Suicide bomb kills 50 soldiers, Assad gunmen: Observatory

BEIRUT (Reuters) - A suicide car bombing killed at least 50 members of the Syrian security forces and gunmen loyal to President Bashar al-Assad on Monday in Hama province, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

"A fighter from the (al-Qaeda inspired) Nusra Front blew himself up ... in the Hama countryside. At least 50 were killed," said Rami Abdelrahman, the head of the observatory.

(Reporting by Mariam Karouny; Editing by Janet Lawrence)

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