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Several people killed in Syria car bomb blast & politician Jammo assassinated

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Several people killed in Syria car bomb blast

Press TV

Several people including women and children have been killed in a car bomb attack in the Syrian town of Kanaker.

According to a report by Syria state television on Wednesday, the car was parked near a mosque in the town, south of the capital Damascus.

Several days ago, another Damascus suburb was targeted by a deadly bomb attack.

The latest attack comes as Syrian forces have stepped up their offensive against foreign-sponsored militants in Damascus and other cities.

On Wednesday, the Syrian government forces managed to kill and injure several foreign-backed militants in al-Khalediyeh neighborhood of the western city of Homs.

The army soldiers also clashed with militants in al-Dana, Bsamis, Deir Sunbul, Khan al-Subil, al-Bara, Eblin, Mar’ian and Hass in Idlib countryside and killed a number of them as well as destroying their weapons and ammunition.

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Syrian Politician Jammo Assassinated in Sarafand, South Lebanon

Al Manar

Syrian politician Mohammad Dirar Jammo was assassinated early on Wednesday outside his home in the southern Lebanese coastal town of SarafMohammad Dirar Jammoand.

Security sources said Jammo, 44, who is married to a Lebanese woman from Sarafand, was fatally shot at close range by an automatic assault rifle inside the sitting room on the ground floor of his three-story house.

They said the assailants fled the scene after the shooting which took place around 2:30 a.m.

His body has been transferred to Alaeddine Hospital in the south. The security forces initiated its investigations to determine the circumstances of the incident and uncover the perpetrators.

It is noteworthy that the victim often appeared on Arab TV stations as a political analyst, and he’s one of the strongest defenders of Syrian sovereignty. The latest of his appearances on Al-Manar TV was during the program “Maa Al-Hadath” four days ago on Saturday 13. Jammo is also the head of the political and international relations division of the International Organisation for Arab Immigrants.

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