Fuel truck bomb kills more than 20 in northern Syria: Report

At least 22 people including civilians were killed and 27 others wounded when an explosive device inside a fuel truck exploded in a market.
A picture taken on February 24, 2020, shows smoke billowing over the village of Qaminas, about 6 kilometres southeast of Idlib city, following reported Syrian air strikes. (Photo for representative purpose only)(AFP)
A picture taken on February 24, 2020, shows smoke billowing over the village of Qaminas, about 6 kilometres southeast of Idlib city, following reported Syrian air strikes. (Photo for representative purpose only)(AFP)
Published on Apr 28, 2020 08:51 PM IST
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Beirut | ByAgence France-Presse

A fuel truck bomb killed more than 20 people including at least six Turkey-backed rebel fighters on Tuesday in a northern Syrian city controlled by Ankara’s local proxies, a war monitor said.

“At least 22 people including civilians were killed and 27 others wounded when an explosive device inside a fuel truck exploded in a market” in the Afrin region, said Rami Abdul Rahman, the head of the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.

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