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dbt Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-07-12 05:59 AM
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Syria pledges 'iron fist' response to Damascus bombing
Source: BBC

Syria's interior ministry has vowed to "strike back with an iron fist" at what it say is a recent "escalation" of anti-government terror attacks.

It comes after a bomb in the capital, Damascus, killed at least 26 civilians and members of the security forces.

Opposition groups have accused the government of planting the bomb to discredit their opponents and influence Arab League monitors. <snip>

The Damascus blast happened at a busy junction in the Midan district of Damascus. State TV showed the shattered blood-stained windows of what appeared to be a bus carrying policemen.

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