Damascus, January 31 According to a Syrian media report on January 31, a car bomb attack occurred in the border area near Turkey in northern Syria that day, killing 4 people and injuring 20.
Syrian media “Sham FM” reported that a car containing explosives was detonated in the northern city of Aleppo, including a child, in the city of Azaz.
According to the British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, the explosion occurred near the cultural center of Azaz City, and the injured have been taken to hospital for treatment.
At present, no organization or individual claims to have caused the attack.
Azaz is less than 10 kilometers from the Turkish border, and its strategic location is important.
After the outbreak of the Syrian civil war, the anti-government armed forces and extremist organization Islamic State seized the city one after another.
The Islamic State armed forces withdrew from Azaz in 2014, and the city is currently controlled by the Turkish army and its supporting Syrian opposition forces.