Syria conflict: Bombing 'kills 20' at Turkey border crossing
At least 20 people, most of them rebel fighters, have been killed and dozens injured in a bomb attack near Syria's border with Turkey, reports say.
The UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the blast occurred at the Atmeh crossing, in Idlib province.
Turkey's state-run Anadolu news agency said it took place during a "change of guard" among rebels in the area.
A news agency linked to so-called Islamic State (IS) said a suicide bomber had targeted a rebel convoy.
Turkish-backed rebel factions are currently battling IS militants in another border region further east.
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