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  Iyar 20, 5772 , 12/05/12

Little-Known Group Claims Responsibility for Syria Bombings

A little-known militant group claimed responsibility in a video posted online on Saturday for bombings that shook Syria's capital earlier in the week which killed at least 55 people. The video was narrated by a man whose voice was garbled to disguise his identity. There was no decisive proof in the video to show suspected Islamist group al-Nusra Front had a hand in the operations, which the government said were suicide bombings. Instead, a group called the "Camera of Mujahideen (holy warriors) claimed responsibility for the bombing at the end of the video. 

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