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40 dead in Turkey car bombings near Syria border

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Two explosive-laden cars blew up in a small Turkish town near the border with Syria on Saturday, killing at least 40 people in one of the deadliest recent attacks in the volatile area. 

Residents evacuate a wounded woman to hospital after car bombs exploded in Reyhanli, Turkey on Saturday. Two explosive-laden cars blew up in a small Turkish town near the border with Syria on Saturday, killing 18 people in one of the deadliest recent attacks in the volatile area.

The bombings in the town of Reyhanli, just a few kilometres from the main border crossing into Syria, come amid increasingly bellicose criticism by Ankara of the regime in Damascus.

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