- The Washington Times - Tuesday, February 11, 2014

An al Qaeda-linked group in Syria has reported that a British national was involved in a suicide bombing — the first U.K. jihadist attack of that nature, if the report is confirmed to be true.

Al-Nusra Front claims that Abu Suleiman al-Britani of Sussex died after driving a truck laden with explosives into the building, the BBC reported.

The jailbreak reportedly resulted in roughly 300 inmates escaping, but the Syrian government denies that report, the BBC said.


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The United Nation’s estimates that more than 100,000 Syrians have died since the nation’s civil war began in 2011.