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1 Killed As Bomb Targets Soldiers On Bus In Aleppo

April 13 2012

Syria

A lieutenant colonel in the Syrian army has been killed by an explosion in the northern city of Aleppo, reports Now Lebanon.

The bombing on Thursday morning, which targeted a military bus, was carried out by an "armed terrorist group," reported the official SANA news agency.

Twenty-four other soldiers and civilians were reported wounded in the blast.

The attack came two hours after a nationwide cease-fire went into effect, noted state television.

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