Blast kills dozens in rebel-held Syrian town
Fuel truck explodes in front of courthouse in Azaz, and news agency says car bomb planted by Islamic State was responsible
A fuel truck has exploded in the centre of a rebel-held town near #Syria’s border with Turkey, killing dozens of people.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said at least 48 people, mostly civilians, were killed when the tanker blew up in front of a courthouse in the northern town of Azaz. Around 14 of the dead were rebel fighters or courthouse guards, it said. Dozens more were injured.