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Car bomb kills 18 in Idlib

ANI  |  Idlib [Syria] 

quoting the Britain-based for Human Rights said: "A car bomb was detonated on Sunday evening in Idlib, the capital of a province with the same name."

Several buildings and vehicles were damaged in the blast.

Fire brigades and ambulances rushed immediately to the spot.

So far, no group has claimed responsibility for the attack.

province, which is under the control of several rebel factions and insurgents, is situated on the border with

The most powerful insurgency group dominating the region is linked with al-Qaida.

"The lost to insurgents when the provincial capital fell in 2015. It became the only province fully under opposition control," reported the media.

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First Published: Mon, January 08 2018. 02:38 IST