Syrian state TV reports blast north of government-controlled Latakia: Syrian state TV

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Posted: Jul 16, 2017 5:50 AM

AMMAN (Reuters) - Syrian state television reported a "terrorist explosion" north of the government-held coastal city of Latakia on Monday and cited reports of casualties.

The blast took place in Ras Shamra, a town about 12 km (7 miles) north of the city, state television said. It gave no further details.

(Reporting by Suleiman Al-Khalidi; Editing by Louise Ireland)