US officials say suicide bomber in Syria was an American citizen, a first in civil war

  • by: MATTHEW LEE , Associated Press
  • Updated: May 30, 2014 - 8:15 PM

WASHINGTON — An American from Florida launched a suicide bombing against Syrian government troops earlier this week in what is believed to be the first time a U.S. citizen has been involved in such attacks since the start of the Syrian civil war, U.S. officials said Friday.

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