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Posted on Feb 12, 08:25AM | IANS
Damascus, Feb 12 : A Syrian MP has survived an assassination attempt, when his car was booby-trapped with an explosive device, Xinhua reported.
Sharif Shehade's car was booby-trapped with an explosive device that exploded without injuring him, according to Sham FM radio.
The blast took place in Damascus' Bramikeh district.
Shehade is known for his pro-government stance and outspoken criticism of the opposition and rebel fighters.
Around 60,000 people have died since violence broke out in March 2011 between forces of President Bashar al-Assad and rebels.