Watch: Car bomb explodes near Syrian town on border with Turkey

BREAKING: A car bomb exploded at a checkpoint on the outskirts of the Syrian town of al-Rai near the Bab al-Salameh border crossing with Turkey.

Locals reported that there are three policemen and four civilians wounded, indicating that they were taken to a hospital in Turkey for treatment.

No terror group has yet claimed responsibility for the attack.

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Killis Province Governor Recep Soyturk said that “the attack is not directed against Turkey. It is addressed to the Free Syrian Army”.

The town of al-Rai is in an area under the control of Turkey-backed rebels and was seized from ISIS terrorists in Ankara’s “Euphrates Shield” operation in 2016. b