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URGENT ¥¥¥ 12 Syrian troops killed in 2 car bombings in Palmyra: NGO

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At least 12 members of Syria's security forces were killed in two suicide car bombings targeting a military intelligence headquarters in the south-central city of Palmyra on Wednesday, a watchdog said.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said that over 20 other troops were wounded with some in critical condition after the simultaneous attacks, while eight civilians were wounded in a shootout that followed.

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http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130206/urgent-12-syrian-troops-killed-2-car-bombings-palmyra-ngo