Watch: large truck bomb blast by Islamic State in Syria kills 50 people

A large truck bomb blast claimed by Islamic State killed nearly 50 people and wounded scores more in the northeastern Syrian city of Qamishli near the Turkish border on Wednesday, a monitoring group reported. The attack, which hit near a Kurdish security forces headquarters, was the deadliest of its kind in the city for years, the British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

With inputs from Reuters.

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Updated Date: Jul 28, 2016 17:24:27 IST