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Car bomb in eastern Syrian city kills 9

Car bomb in eastern Syrian city kills 9

By BASSEM MROUE
The Associated Press

Published May 19, 2012 05:43PM MDT

Beirut • A car bomb in the parking lot of a Syrian military compound killed at least nine people Saturday, the latest in increasingly frequent bombings in the country’s major cities to target the regime’s security services.
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