25 Feb '13, 8pm

Al Nusrah Front claims suicide attack on Syrian defense factory

The Al Nusrah Front for the People of the Levant, al Qaeda's affiliate in Syria, have claimed credit for a suicide attack at a defense factory that occurred nearly three weeks ago. Several civilians were killed in the deadly bombing. The Syrian terror group took credit for the attack in a statement that was released yesterday on its Twitter account and obtained by The Long War Journal . According to the statement, the Feb. 6 attack was executed by a suicide bomber known as Abu Bara al Homsi. The suicide bomber detonated a minibus packed with "2.5 tons of explosives" in the middle of what was described as "a gathering place" of Syrian security personnel. The Al Nusrah Front stated that the factory "produces daily approximately 250,000 rounds Kalashnikov and 13,000 rounds Dushka and other munitions." Photographs of the suicide bomber (whose face is blurred), the explosives, ...

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