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  8/8/2013, Elul 2, 5773

Syria Rebels Claim Attack on Assad's Convoy


Syrian rebels claimed they shot at a convoy belonging to Syrian President Bashar Assad on Thursday morning. It was not immediately clear if Assad was personally aboard one of the vehicles. No secondary sources have confirmed the attack at this time. According to Al-Jazeera news, the attack occurred in front of the Le Meridien Hotel in the capital city of Damascus.