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Syria: Car bomb kills 13 in town on Turkish border

Syrian Arab Republic, Tel Abyad
November 02, 2019 at 21:19 GMT +00:00 · Published

A car bomb killed 13 and injured 30 more at a market in the northern Syrian town of Tel Abyad on Saturday.

Civilians and men in uniform were inspecting the incident site in its aftermath.

Ankara blamed the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) for the attack. Several pro-Turkish fighters were reportedly among the dead.

The town saw some of the heaviest fighting when it was taken by Turkish forces in last month's incursion.

No group has at the time of writing claimed responsibility for the bombing.

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A car bomb killed 13 and injured 30 more at a market in the northern Syrian town of Tel Abyad on Saturday.

Civilians and men in uniform were inspecting the incident site in its aftermath.

Ankara blamed the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) for the attack. Several pro-Turkish fighters were reportedly among the dead.

The town saw some of the heaviest fighting when it was taken by Turkish forces in last month's incursion.

No group has at the time of writing claimed responsibility for the bombing.

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