Syrian security forces in Aleppo killed a would-be suicide bomber whose car was filled with 1,200 kilograms of explosives, according to Al Akhbar.
The BBC wrote that Syrian state television said the incident took place in the Al-Shaar neighborhood of Aleppo.
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The foiled attack comes a day after two suicide bombs ripped through Damascus in the deadliest bombing in the 14-month-long Syria conflict. The Syrian government blamed "foreign-backed terrorists," and rebels said the government staged the attacks.
The toll from yesterday's attack hovers around 400 injured, according to the BBC. At least 55 were killed, according to a news update from Reuters. The explosives used in the twin bombs were estimated to weigh 1,000 kilograms each.
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Aleppo, which is the country's largest city, remains relatively supportive of Bashar al-Assad. The city "had been largely spared in Syria's 14 months of bloody uprising. But recent protests and violence there could signal a significant shift," wrote CNN.