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    'Top pro-regime cleric killed' in Syria blast

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    A senior pro-government cleric is among dozens who were killed in a suicide attack in the Syrian capital Damascus. Mohammed Said al-Bouti was one of only a handful of Sunni clerics close to the Assad government. At least 84 people were wounded in the powerful blast. Al Jazeera's Rula Amin reports from Beirut, in neighbouring Lebanon.