Voice of the People, Bridge to the World. »
US confirms Syrian suicide bomber was American
State Department spokeswoman confirms suicide bomber in Syria was an American citizen
Associated Press
2014-05-31 03:01 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The State Department is confirming that Syrian suicide bomber Abu Hurayra al-Amriki was an American citizen.

Syrian opposition officials has previously said that al-Amriki was a American who responsible for a May 25 truck bombing outside a restaurant that served as a gathering place for Syrian government soldiers.

But State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki's confirmation Friday was the first time the U.S. government has acknowledged he was, in fact, an American.

Advertisement »
HOME |  WORLD |  Politics |  Business |  Sports |  TAIWAN |  Technology |  Health |  Society |  OPINION |  E-Paper
  • Taiwan News  ©  2016 All Rights Reserved.