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16 dead as car bombing hits Syrian evacuees: monitor

AFP  |  Beirut 

At least 16 people were killed today in a suicide car bombing near buses carrying Syrians evacuated from two besieged government-held towns, a monitor said.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the attack in Rashidin, west of Aleppo, targeted residents evacuated from the northern towns of Fuaa and Kafraya under a deal reached between the and rebels.

An AFP reporter in Rashidin saw several bodies, body parts and blood scattered on the ground.

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First Published: Sat, April 15 2017. 19:48 IST