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Car bombing near Syrian town captured from Islamic State kills 60

Car bombing near Syrian town captured from Islamic State kills 60

Turkey's news agency said Friday that a car bombing killed 60 people near a town just captured from Islamic State militants by Turkish forces and Syrian opposition fighters.

Anadolu news agency said the explosion killed civilians and Syrian opposition fighters in the village of Sousian, north of the town of Al Bab. 

The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the bombing struck near a security post in the village. The Syrian opposition-run Qasioun news agency put the death toll at 45. 

The report said the car bomb hit outside a security office where civilians had gathered seeking permission to return to Al Bab. 

Al Bab was...

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