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Syrian interior minister treated in Lebanon for bomb wounds

BEIRUT - Syria's interior minister was receiving treatment in Beirut on Thursday for wounds to his shoulder, stomach and legs suffered when his ministry in Damascus was bombed last week, Lebanese medical sources said.
They said Mohammad Ibrahim al-Shaar's condition was not life-threatening and that doctors were trying to remove shrapnel and perform reconstructive surgery on his wounds.
The minister was in a wheelchair, but had spoken with officials on his arrival in Beirut on Wednesday evening.
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