Tuesday, September 12, 2006

US Embassy in Damascus Attacked

In Damascus three assailants tried to drive a car at the US embassy compound to detonate a car bomb but were killed by Syrian security force. After the initial exchange of fire two of the attackers sought refuge in a nearby building, but were pursued and gunned down by security forces.

There are no reports of American casualties. The Syrian security forces have sealed off the enclave for embassies in the Rawda area.

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