Suicide bomber kills senior pro-Assad cleric in Damascus mosque
Syrian TV reports Sheikh Mohammed Said Ramadan al-Buti was killed in an explosion caused by a suicide bomber in the Iman Mosque in the central Mazraa district of Damascus Thursday. At least 42 people died in the attack. The mosque that was packed with worshippers. The sheikh was a senior Sunni Muslim preacher and important supporter of President Bashar Assad.