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Damascus cleric killed in car bomb - state media

CAIRO (Reuters) - The Sunni Muslim Mufti of Damascus, Sheikh Mohammed Adnan Afiouni, died on Thursday when his car was “targeted with an explosive device” in the countryside of the capital of war-torn Syria, state media said.

No other information was immediately available.

Reporting By Ahmed Tolba and Ellen Francis, Editing by Franklin Paul

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