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Syria: Dozens Killed in Fuel Truck Explosion; Airstrikes Near Damascus & in North

HeadlineJan 09, 2017
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In Syria, dozens of people died Saturday after a fuel truck blew up in front of a courthouse in the northern rebel-held town of Azaz, near the border with Turkey. No group has claimed responsibility for the bombing. Elsewhere in Syria, airstrikes resumed Sunday against a rebel-held valley near Damascus, after negotiations between the Syrian government and anti-government rebels collapsed and Russian warplanes began launching airstrikes in northern Syria, at the behest of Turkey.

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