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Explosion hits Syrian customs post on Turkish border, several injured

ISTANBUL - A powerful explosion tore through a Syrian border post on the frontier with Turkey on Thursday and ambulances were ferrying the wounded to the southern Turkish city of Kilis, officials and local sources said.

 

A Turkish border official said the explosion near Turkey's Oncupinar border post, which sits opposite the Syrian Bab al-Salameh gate, could be felt several kilometres away. (Reuters)