Car Bomb Kills 43 In Syria

At least 43 people have been killed, following a car bomb attack, claimed by Islamic State militants, in the Syrian town of Azaz.

At least 43 people have been killed in a car bomb blast in the rebel-held Syrian town of Azaz, near the Turkish border, reports say.

The explosion occurred outside a courthouse in the town, some just 7km (four miles) from the Turkish frontier.

Azaz has recently been targeted by Islamic State militants

The latest blast comes amid a nationwide ceasefire – brokered by Russia and Turkey. It has been mainly observed, despite some violations.

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