(DAMASCUS, Syria) — Syria’s prime minister survived an assassination attempt Monday after a bomb went off near his convoy in Damascus.
It’s believed rebels who want to overthrow the regime of Bashar Al-Assad planted the improvised explosive device.
Prime Minister Wael Nader Al-Halqi was unhurt, but there are reports of several casualties.
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