BEIRUT At least 13 people were killed and dozens were injured by a car bomb on Thursday which targeted a building used by a rebel group in the northern Syrian town of Azaz near the Turkish border, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.Yasser al-Yousef, from the political office of the Nour al-Din al-Zinki rebel group which controls the building, put the death toll higher at 25 and said 13 of the dead were Nour al-Din al-Zinki fighters. It said the car bomb targeted a security office belonging to the group.
Azaz, controlled by rebel groups, has been the scene of infighting between the various insurgent groups.
(Reporting by Lisa Barrington; Editing by Richard Balmforth)
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Published Date: Nov 17, 2016 09:48 pm | Updated Date: Nov 17, 2016 09:48 pm