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Al Nusrah Front claims credit for suicide bombing in Damascus - The ...: An al Qaeda-linked terror group in Syri...

Banner for the Al Nusrah Front, a jihadist group in Syria. Image from the SITE Intelligence Group. An al Qaeda-linked terror group in Syria known as the Al Nusrah Front for the People of the Levant released a statement yesterday claiming credit for the April 27 suicide attack in Damascus that killed 11 people and wounded 28 more. The Al Nusrah Front is one of two Islamist groups to have announced their existence this year in the battle against President Bashir al Assad's regime. The statement, titled "A Martyrdom-Seeking Operation Against a Gathering of Security Elements in the Midan Neighborhood," was published on jihadist websites associated with al Qaeda and translated by the SITE Intelligence Group. "We in the Al Nusrah Front for the People of the Levant declare our responsibility for the martyrdom-seeking operation in the Midan neighborhood that took place on Friday, ...

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