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  6/15/2014, Sivan 17, 5774

Human Rights Observatory: At Least 8 Dead in Syria Car Bomb

At least eight people are dead following the detonation of a car bomb in an eastern Syria marketplace near the border with Iraq, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

The Observatory, which monitors violence in Syria by means of a web of sources, also said that a number of people were seriously wounded in the blast.  An exact number of wounded victims has yet to be released.