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August 28, 2012 12:36 pm

Bomb Kills 12 in Damascus as Syria Opposition Head Criticizes U.S. Approach

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Abdelbaset Sieda (right), head of the Syrian National Council, Syria's main opposition group. Photo: FP Online.

The head of the main Syrian opposition group seeking to oust President Bashar Assad criticized U.S. officials Tuesday for saying it was premature to speak about a transitional Syrian government.

The comments came on the same day a car bomb ripped through a Damascus suburb, killing 12 people, according to Syria’s official state news agency. Activists also said an airstrike in the town of Kfar Nabl in Idlib killed at least 13 people as fighting raged nationwide.

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