At Least 43 Killed in Blast Near Syria-Turkish Border


Time: 3:40 p.m. CEST

Car bomb blast in the town of Azaz, near the Turkish border killed at least 43 when an explosion happened outside a courthouse. As BBC.com reports, the latest blast occurred after the announced national ceasefire by Russia and Turkey.

No one, until now claimed the responsibility for the attack. As Syrian Observatory for Human Rights explained six rebels died in the attack, while others who died are “believed to be civilians.”

Previous attacks who happened in November and October claimed the lives of 42 persons. Islamic State militants claimed the attacks. Russia, Turkey and Iran want to achieve peace in Syria, pushing for a peace talks in the capital of Kazakhstan, Astana.

 

 

 

 

 

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