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In Iraq and Syria, a resurgence of foreign suicide bombers

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By Mark Hosenball

WASHINGTON, May 1 (Reuters) - Shortly before Abdul Waheed Majeed, a 41-year-old British truck driver, blew himself up in an attack on a Syrian prison, he brushed aside a question in Arabic.

"I'm sorry, I can't speak it," he said in a video. "My tongue bro'... it's got like a knot in it."

That suicide-bomb attack on Feb. 6 by the Pakistani-born Majeed, appeared to be part of a resurgence of such attacks that represented a disturbing shift in tactics among radical jihadists in the sectarian killing grounds of Syria and Iraq.

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