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Syria: Bomb attack kills Assad’s brother-in-law and defence minister in Damascus

Risk Management Reports
Issue 928 - 20 Jul 2012 | 1 minute read

On 18 July, a brazen attack which stateTV blamed on a suicide bomber killed defence minister Daoud Rajha and Assad’s brother-inlaw Assef Shawkat, who were at a meeting of ministers and senior security personnel in Damascus.

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