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Syrian activists: Car bomb in northern town; several wounded


Added 09-13-19 07:22:02am EST - “Syrian opposition activists say a car bombing in a town in northern Syria controlled by Turkey-backed opposition fighters has wounded several people.” - Washingtontimes.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Washingtontimes.com: “Syrian activists: Car bomb in northern town; several wounded”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

BEIRUT (AP) - Syrian opposition activists say a car bombing in a town in northern Syria controlled by Turkey-backed opposition fighters has wounded several people.

The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a war monitoring group, said Friday’s blast in the town of Afrin occurred near the offices of a Turkey-backed rebel faction.

Afrin Now, an activist collective, quoted the Civil Defense in the town as saying as many as 25 people were wounded.

Turkey and allied Syrian fighters took Afrin last year, expelling Syrian Kurdish fighters considered terrorists by Ankara. The Turkish takeover set off a series of attacks against Turkey’s presence in the originally Kurdish-dominated areas.

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