Car explosve explodes nearby Syrian city on limit with Turkey

ISTANBUL – A automobile explosve exploded during a checkpoint on a hinterland of a Syrian city of al-Rai nearby a Turkish limit on Tuesday, residents and an puncture workman told Reuters.

The blast struck a checkpoint some 5 k.m. divided from a border, wounding 3 policemen and 4 civilians, an puncture workman in a area said.

Turkish broadcaster NTV progressing pronounced a blast had taken place on a Syrian side of a limit channel about 32 k.m. west of al-Rai.
The city of al-Rai is in an area underneath a control of Turkey-backed rebels and was seized from Islamic State militants in Ankara’s “Euphrates Shield” operation in 2016.

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