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Syria bombings kill 20 IS terrorists

At least 20 Islamic State militants were killed in a bombing near Syria's largest gas field in Koniko on Friday.

Published: 30th June 2017 04:36 PM  |   Last Updated: 30th June 2017 04:36 PM   |  A+A-

Similar bombings were also reported against the cities of al-Mayadin and Deir al-Zour, reports Efe news.

Syrian President Bashar Assad inspects the Russian Hmeimim air base in the province of Latakia. (File | AP)

By IANS

DAMASCUS:  At least 20 Islamic State (IS) militants were killed in a bombing near the Koniko gas field, the largest one in Syria, a UK-based war monitor said on Friday.

Planes targeted a convoy of extremists around Koniko, in Deir al-Zour province bordering Iraq, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said.

Similar bombings were also reported against the cities of al-Mayadin and Deir al-Zour, reports Efe news.

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