3 civilians killed, five wounded in Syria blast

3 civilians killed, five wounded in Syria blast
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28 November, 2021
The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights war monitor said the blast was a car bomb.
The explosion occurred as a vehicle carrying civilians passed the entrance to the city of Minbej [Getty]

Two women and a child from the same family were killed and five other people were wounded in an attack on Saturday in Syria's northern city of Minbej, authorities said.

A "terrorist explosion" occurred as a vehicle carrying civilians passed the entrance to Minbej, an Arab-majority city under Kurdish administration, the Minbej military council said without providing further details.

The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights war monitor said the blast was a car bomb.

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It said two civilians were killed and five wounded, including two members of the Kurdish Asayesh security forces.

The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces, the regional administration's main fighting force, spearheaded the fight against the Islamic State jihadist group.

It controls vast areas of territory in war-torn Syria's east and northeast.