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Explosion kills 10 civilians in Syria’s al-Bab

Death toll may rise as some injured civilians are in critical condition

Editor / Internet Yeni Şafak, Anadolu Agency

Ten civilians were killed and 20 others injured on Saturday when a car bomb exploded near a mosque in Syria’s northern Al-Bab city.

Civil Defense workers, also known as the White Helmets, rushed to the area to help the injured and douse the fire.

Some of the injured are in critical condition, Ammar Selmo, head of the Syrian Civil Defense in the city, told Anadolu Agency fearing the death toll may rise.

No group has claimed responsibility for the attack yet.

Al-Bab city was liberated from Daesh terrorist group on Feb. 23, 2017 by the Turkish forces and Free Syrian Army amid Euphrates Shield operation.

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