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Bombing in northern Syria, at least 22 casualties


The scene of a car bombing on a market in Afrin, Syria, December 16, 2018. Photo: AFP / TTXVN

Turkey's official news agency Anadolu said a large amount of explosives were loaded in the frozen cargo truck parked in the market. The explosion left at least 8 people dead and 14 injured.

Syria's SANA news agency also reported on the bombing, but the number of casualties was greater – with 9 killed and 20 injured. According to SANA, the explosion caused great damage to a nearby patrol station, as well as many houses and shops near the scene.

No organization has claimed to carry out the bombing yet.


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