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Twin Bombings at Kurdish Celebrations Kill 20 in Syria

Syrian monitors say a suicide bomber and a car bomb killed 20 people and wounded 80 Friday during Nowruz celebrations in a northeastern Syrian city. The British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said most of the victims were Kurds welcoming the Persian new year in the city of al-Hasakah. It blamed the two attacks on Islamic State, although no one has claimed responsibility so far. Syria's state-run news agency said the attacks were carried out by "terrorists" —...

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