Reports: 18 killed in Turkey-Syria border explosions

Eighteen people were killed and more than 20 injured in car bomb attacks in the Turkish town of Reyhanli near the Syrian border today, Turkey's interior minister was quoted as saying by domestic media.


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.