U.S. Man Carried Out Suicide Attack in Syria: Officials

A U.S. citizen, referred to only by his Arabic name "Abu Hurayra the American," was the first American to carry out a suicide bombing attack in the Syrian civil war, U.S. officials said, NBC News reported. Word of his death was posted on Twitter by an al Qaeda-linked group fighting the government of Syrian President Bashar Assad. Abu Hurayra carried out one of four suicide bombings at government sites, a string of attacks that reportedly killed dozens of people

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