23 dead in blasts in Syrian government stronghold

2015-11-10 19:58
In an image released by SANA, smoke is seen rising from buildings following shelling from rebel positions in Latakia. (AFP)

In an image released by SANA, smoke is seen rising from buildings following shelling from rebel positions in Latakia. (AFP)

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Cairo - At least 23 people have been killed in two blasts in the Syrian coastal city of Latakia, a stronghold of President Bashar Assad's regime, a monitoring group says.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reports that 40 people have been wounded.

It says one blast was caused by a rocket and the nature of the second is unclear.

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