Damascus bomber was 'bodyguard for Assad's inner circle'

A suicide bomber who detonated explosives at meeting of ministers and President Bashar al-Assad's top security and military officials on Wednesday was a bodyguard for the president's inner circle, a Syrian security source said.

Damascus bomber was 'bodyguard for Assad's inner circle'

World Bulletin / News Desk

A suicide bomber who detonated explosives at meeting of ministers and President Bashar al-Assad's top security and military officials on Wednesday was a bodyguard for the president's inner circle, a Syrian security source said.

Syrian state television said that Defence Minister Daoud Rajha was killed in the blast and a security source in Syria said Assad's brother-in-law, Assef Shawkat, was also killed.

Last Mod: 18 Temmuz 2012, 14:15
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