TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – A powerful explosion hit Syria’s northern city of Afrin on Thursday, after a car bomb was detonated in the city center.

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Footages from social media show the aftermath of the incident after a vehicle was blown up in the middle of a busy street in Afrin.

The explosion occurred as a car bomb was detonated near the Turanda highway.

Six people were killed and at least 23 more were wounded in the explosion.

Since March 2018 the city has been under the complete control of the so-called Free Syrian Army and Turkish forces.