Two dead in blast at Aleppo ammo store: Syrian state media

Residents use a tractor to collect belongings in the former rebel-held Zebdiye district in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo on December 23, 2016 after government forces retook control of the whole embattled cityTwo people were killed Saturday in a blast at an ammunitions warehouse formerly used by rebels in the battered Syrian city of Aleppo, state media reported. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group also reported two killed in the Sukkari warehouse, but said the blast took place as army troops were dismantling explosives. The Britain-based monitor said one other person was killed when an improvised explosive device detonated in a home in the Ansari district.

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