Over 60 people killed in Syria car bomb blast

Saturday 07 January 2017 5 months ago 49   Syria    Print

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Report  Web desk : As many as 60 people have been reportedly killed around 20 people and wounded dozens in Syrian town near Turkish border on Saturday, a monitor, local resident. According to the UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said dozens were also wounded in Saturday attack, which took place in front of a courthouse in the northern Syrian town. The Britain-based group said six rebels were among the dead, but most were believed to be civilians. Azaz has recently been targeted by so-called Islamic State (IS). The latest blast comes amid a nationwide ceasefire - brokered by Russia and Turkey. It has been mainly observed, despite some violations. The toll is likely to rise.