Mosque bombing in northern Syria kills 15 members of al-Qaida's affiliate

July 4, 2015 10:06 AM

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BEIRUT – Activists say a bomb has exploded inside a mosque where al-Qaida's branch in Syria was holding a fast-breaking meal, killing at least 14.

Activists say the bombing inside the Salem Mosque in the northern town of Ariha occurred shortly after sunset Friday when scores of Nusra Front members gathered to break their fast during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.

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