Syrian rebels raid Aleppo prison

Suicide bombing paves way for insurgents; hundreds freed

Posted: February 7, 2014 at 2:54 a.m.

BEIRUT — A suicide bomber blew himself up at the gates of a Syrian prison Thursday and rebels stormed in behind him, freeing hundreds of inmates as part of an offensive aimed at capturing key government symbols around the northern city of Aleppo.

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