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Car bomb kills seven at the Turkish-Syrian border

At least seven civilians were killed and 30 others were wounded today due to a blast near the Cilvegözü border gate on the Turkish Syrian border, in the southern province of Hatay’s Reyhanlı district.

Reyhanlı Mayor Hüseyin Şanverdi told the NTV news channel that seven people were killed and around 30 were injured.

Numerous paramedics were reportedly dispatched to the scene, where both Turks and Syrians have been reported injured.

Nearly 15 vehicles, some of them carrying the humanitarian aid to the Syrians affected by the ongoing civil war in the country, were also damaged. A fire started with the explosion and firemen were dispatched to the scene.

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