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Car Bomb Kills 44, Injures 140 in Northern Qamishli City

Local sources claim scores were killed in the attack on the city's western districts, adding the death doll is expected to rise
Car Bomb Kills 44, Injures 140 in Northern Qamishli City

A car bomb attack in the northern city of Qamishli, Hassakeh province, killed 44 people and wounded 140 others on Wednesday.

A local source told SANA that a terrorist suicide bomber carried out the attack using a car bomb in the Al-Gharbiya neighborhood on the road between the Al-Hialiyeh roundabout and the Youth City roundabout in the western district of the city.

The source said that scores of people were killed and injured in the attack, and that a number of residential buildings and infrastructure in the area sustained severe damage.

Medical sources in the city said that victims were transferred to Al-Qamishli National Hospital and a number of private hospitals, adding that the death toll is expected to rise.

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