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Syrian intelligence chief, fourth member of Assad's inner circle, dies of wounds from blast.
A fourth member of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's inner circle died on Friday from wounds sustained in a bomb attack this week.
Syria's intelligence chief Hisham Bekhtyar had died of wounds from the attack on Assad's close-knit six-man "crisis unit", in charge of suppressing the 16-month uprising
threatening four decades of Assad's Alawite family rule.