Islamic State bombs target Syria rivals, kill 31: monitors

April 8, 2015 2:51 PM

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BEIRUT (Reuters) - Two car bombs set off by Islamic State insurgents killed at least 31 people in northern Syria including a senior rival fighter from al Qaeda's Nusra Front, a group monitoring the war said on Wednesday.

Islamic State, which has captured wide areas of Syria and Iraq, has frequently fought rival armed groups but in some cases has also coordinated with them, complicating the four-year insurgency against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

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