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In Syria, At Least 39 Killed In Explosion As Evacuations Stall

The car bomb struck a convoy near Aleppo. The convoy was part of a deal to allow thousands to relocate from both government and rebel-held areas.

At least 39 people are dead after a car bomb exploded near a convoy carrying evacuees from besieged areas of Syria, human rights groups and Syrian media report.

NPR's Alison Meuse tells our Newscast

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