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Pro-Assad cleric among 42 killed in Damascus bombing

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A suicide bomb attack on a central Damascus mosque has killed 42 people, including Syria's most prominent pro-regime Sunni cleric, wounding dozens of others, the health ministry said. 

Blood covers the floor inside the Iman Mosque in Damascus, after a suicide attack on March 21, 2013. A suicide bomb attack on the mosque killed 42 people, including Syria's most prominent pro-regime Sunni cleric, wounding dozens of others.

The attack came on Thursday as heavy fighting raged across Syria, and UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon said the United Nations would investigate whether chemical weapons have been used in the conflict.

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