Car bomb in Deir al-Zor kills 5
Heavy fighting continues in Deir al-Zor as ISIL militants fight members of the al-Nusra Front. (AFP/File)
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Activists on the ground say the bombing took place in Deir al-Zor, an area rife with conflict. The bomb exploded near an office of al-Nusra Front, according to AP.
No one has claimed responsibility for the attack, but many suspect it is the work of jihadist group ISIL. Al-Nusra Front and ISIL have been fighting each other in Syria in addition to battling Assad’s regime.