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    Smoke rises while people gather at a damaged site after two bomb blasts claimed by Islamic State hit the northeastern Syrian city of Qamishli near the Turkish border, Syria July 27, 2016

    At Least 25 Killed, Over 100 Injured in Terrorist Attack in Qamishli, Syria

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    At least 44 people were killed and more than 170 injured in a terrorist attack in Syria's Qamishli, the TV channel Al Mayadeen reports.

    ​A truck carrying explosives has detonated in the western part of Qamishli, an area controlled by the Kurds.

    ​Daesh has claimed the responsibility for the attack, local media report.

    Earlier a source in the city's hospital told RIA Novosti that at least 25 people were killed and more than 100 injured.


    ​"At least 25 bodies were transferred to the hospital. Over 100 people were injured; the death toll number will increase," the source said.

    Some media reports suggested it was double blast.


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