46 Dead in Blasts on Turkey's Border with Syria

Two car bombs detonated near the Turkish border with Syria, killing at least 46 people and injuring more than a 100, NBC News reported. Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said many of the injuries were severe, so the death toll could go up. The explosions rocked the town of Reyhanli, located across the border from Syria's Idlib province, Turkey's interior minister Muammer Guler said on Turkish television. A bomb exploded outside the city hall and another detonated outside the post office. Reyhanli, in the southern Hatay province, is home to many Syrian refugees. There are more than 300,000 Syrian refugees in Turkey, most of them in camps along the volatile border. Turkey is backing the uprising against Syrian's President Bashar Assad and has been a vocal critic of the regime. So far the bombings are the biggest incident of cross-border violence since the beginning of the bloody civil war in Syria, according to The Associated Press.

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