The Latest: IS claims bombing of Syrian rebels near Turkey

October 6, 2016 8:14 AM

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The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for a deadly bombing in a northwestern Syrian village that killed at least 20 people, including many Turkey-backed opposition fighters.

The IS-linked Aamaq news agency says a suicide car bomber struck a convoy of rebels on the Syrian side of a border crossing point in the village of Atmeh.

Also read: Russian jets kill over 200 Islamic State militants near Syria's Deir al-Zor: agencies

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