BEIRUT, LEBANON (5:45 P.M.) – A powerful explosion was felt in the northwestern region of the Aleppo Governorate on Tuesday when a bomb was detonated inside Afrin.

According to preliminary reports, a bomb went off on an oil tanker in the Afrin region, killing at least 23 people and wounding 26 others.

Ambulances and fire brigades are working on the scene of the explosion, local media reported.

Earlier, Turkey’s Anadolu news agency reported that at least 10 people were killed and dozens more injured when a bomb went off on an oil tanker in Afrin.

A video and photos of the aftermath of the alleged explosion were shared online.

According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR), the explosion happened when a car bomb detonated at Raju road in central Afrin.

Share this article:
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  • 1
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
    1
    Share
ALSO READ  Russia supports peace talks between Syrian gov't and Kurdish parties

Notice: All comments represent the view of the commenter and not necessarily the views of AMN.

All comments that are not spam or wholly inappropriate are approved, we do not sort out opinions or points of view that are different from ours.

This is a Civilized Place for Public Discussion

Please treat this discussion with the same respect you would a public park. We, too, are a shared community resource — a place to share skills, knowledge and interests through ongoing conversation.

These are not hard and fast rules, merely guidelines to aid the human judgment of our community and keep this a clean and well-lighted place for civilized public discourse.

Improve the Discussion

Help us make this a great place for discussion by always working to improve the discussion in some way, however small. If you are not sure your post adds to the conversation, think over what you want to say and try again later.

The topics discussed here matter to us, and we want you to act as if they matter to you, too. Be respectful of the topics and the people discussing them, even if you disagree with some of what is being said.

Be Agreeable, Even When You Disagree

You may wish to respond to something by disagreeing with it. That’s fine. But remember to criticize ideas, not people. Please avoid:

  • Name-calling
  • Ad hominem attacks
  • Responding to a post’s tone instead of its actual content
  • Knee-jerk contradiction

Instead, provide reasoned counter-arguments that improve the conversation.