close
This ad will auto close in 10 seconds

Syrian MP survives assassination attempt

A Syrian MP has survived an assassination attempt, when his car was booby-trapped with an explosive device, Xinhua reported.



Damascus: A Syrian MP has survived an assassination attempt, when his car was booby-trapped with an explosive device, Xinhua reported.

Sharif Shehade`s car was booby-trapped with an explosive device that exploded without injuring him, according to Sham FM radio.

The blast took place in Damascus` Bramikeh district.

Shehade is known for his pro-government stance and outspoken criticism of the opposition and rebel fighters.

Around 60,000 people have died since violence broke out in March 2011 between forces of President Bashar al-Assad and rebels.

IANS

From Zee News

0 Comment - Join the Discussions

trending

photo gallery

video


WION FEATURES

Video: Suspected Kashmiri militants play cricket with AK47 as wicket

Nice, France: A year later, through the eyes of a Muslim

Top 5 inventions from Israel (Tech check)

Judaism, India's oldest foreign religion

Vegetarian beef farmer puts cows to pasture

Disabled dogs in Taiwan get hot new wheels