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Nine Turks held after car blasts

Turkey's deputy prime minister has said the nine people detained after the deadly car bombs in the border town of Reyhanli are all Turkish citizens. The administration earlier claimed Syrian president Bashar al-Assad's regime was behind the attack.

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Explosions near Turkey-Syria border were car bombs

Officials have said the explosions close to the Syrian border in the Turkish town of Reyhanli, which have killed at least four people and left 18 injured, were caused by two car bombs.

Confirming the casualty figures, Turkey's interior minister Muammer Guler said: "Of course we are worried the numbers could rise".

He said the cars exploded in front of a municipality building and a post office.

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