On February 13, at least two people were killed and eight others were injured when a blast rocked Turkish-occupied Syrian areas in the northern countryside of Aleppo.
Syrian opposition sources said that a booby-trapped car exploded at a crowded local market in the town of al-Rai, that’s located near the Turkish border.
According to the London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, the death toll from the explosion may raise in the upcoming few hours. Many of the wounded are reportedly in a critical condition.
As usual, opposition activists claimed that Kurdish forces were behind the deadly explosion. These claims remain without a solid evidence.
The explosion in al-Rai was the most recent in a series of attacks on Turkish-occupied areas in northern and northeastern Syria. On January 30, an explosion in Afrin killed six people and injured 16 others. On January 31, two explosions rocked Azaz and a checkpoint of Turkey’s proxies between towns of Umm Shukif and al-Zarzor. Eleven people were killed and 37 others were wounded.
Turkey is yet to take any measures to improve security in Syrian areas occupied by its forces and proxies. Meanwhile, some opposition activists claim that Ankara’s proxies were complicit in the recent wave of bombings.
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