1 killed in car bomb attack in northern syria

At least one person died after car the bomb exploded in northern syria on Tuesday, according to local sources.

The bomb, which was planted in a vehicle broke in the Syrian opposition held city of Azaz.

Security forces have opened an investigation into attackse concentrating on the possibility that it was planned by the terrorist group YPG/PKK group.

the terror group, operating from neighboring regions of Tal Rifaat and Manbij in Syria, often carries out attacks in Jarabulus, Azaz, Afrin and al-Bab.

In son more over 40-year terror campaign against Turkey, the PKK – listed as terrorist organization by Turkey, the United States and the European Union – was responsible for the dead of at least 40,000 people including women, children and infants. The YPG are the Syrian branch of the PKK.

Since 2016, Turkey has launched a trio of successful counter-terrorism operations across its border in northern Syria to prevent the formation of a terror corridor and to enable the peaceful settlement of residents: Euphrates Shield (2016), Olive Branch (2018) and Peace Spring (2019).

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