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Special Report: U.S. Embassy in Syria Attacked

Posted by Admin on September 12, 2006

Update 1: 9/12/06 @ 3:00 p.m. – Added links to more extensive media coverage & analysis of the incident

There has been no confirmation as of yet from the U.S. State Department, but news agencies are reporting that an attack on the U.S. Embassy in Damascus has been repelled. Four gunmen were reportedly killed in the attack, as well as at least one Syrian guard. Syrian authorities report that all diplomats are safe. Some are reporting a car bomb was used as well. All information is from anonymous sources from inside Syria at this time…

Below are links to reports available at this time: [3:30 a.m. Central U.S. Time (-5:00 GMT)]

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