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September 20, 2012 4:42 pm

Explosion Kills 30 in Northern Syria

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al-Raqqa, Syria. Photo: wiki commons.

VOA – A Syrian rights group says a blast in northeast Syria has killed at least 30 people and wounded dozens of others.

The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights quotes witnesses as saying the blast occurred when an air strike hit a fuel station in al-Raqqa province. The group’s director, Rami Abdelrahman, said witnesses told him they saw at least 30 bodies, with the death toll likely to rise.

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