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Blast kills 4 rebels and 7 civilians in Afrin

The city was captured by the Turkish army and FSA militants

A bomb blast in a four-storey building in the town of Afrin in northwest Syria killed seven civilians and four Free Syrian Army members overnight, state-run Anadolu news agency reported on Monday.

It said the bomb, which it described as planted by terrorists, exploded as the Syrian fighters conducted a search after sweeping into the town with Turkish forces on Sunday, declaring full control after an eight-week campaign to drive out Kurdish YPG forces.