Car Bomb in Syrian Town Near Turkey Border Kills At Least 13: Monitor, Rebels

People look at buildings and cars, which were damaged during Friday's car bomb attack in Turkey. On Thursday, at least 13 people were killed and dozens were injured by a car bomb which targeted a building used by a rebel group in the northern Syrian town of Azaz near the Turkish border November 5, 2016. REUTERS/Sertac Kayar

BEIRUT, Nov 17 – 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.

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