14 Syrian officers killed in suicide attacks

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IOL pic feb7 syria damascus fighting Reuters Smoke comes out from a mosque tower during heavy fighting between the Free Syrian Army and President Bashar al-Assad's forces, in the Jobar area of Damascus.

Beirut - Jihadist rebels killed 14 Syrian intelligence officers in twin suicide attacks against their offices in the northeast province of Hasakeh on Monday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

“At least 14 members of state security and military intelligence were killed when Al-Nusra Front fighters detonated car bombs in front of the state security headquarters and a military intelligence building in the town of Shadada,” the watchdog said, citing sources on the ground. - Sapa-AFP

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