Eight dead in blast in Turkish-held Syrian town


Eight people were killed when a bomb exploded on Sunday in an area of northeast Syria controlled by Turkish troops and their Syrian rebel allies.

Turkey‘s defence ministry said the bombing, which it blamed on Kurdish fighters, took place southeast of the Syrian town of Tal Abyad, which Turkey captured in a military offensive last month.

“Eight civilians lost their lives and more than 20 were wounded in an attack by a booby-trapped vehicle,” it said in a statement.

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Source: Al Jazeera