Car bomb explosion kills, injures dozens in Syria's Deir al-Zor: SANA
Reuters, Sunday 5 Nov 2017

A suicide car bomb exploded on Saturday inSyria's eastern city of Deir al-Zor, killing and injuring dozens, theSyrian state news agency SANA reported.

Deir al-Zor, on the west bank of the Euphrates River, is the largest and most important city in easternSyria, and is the centre of the country's oil production.

TheSyrian government on Friday declared victory over Islamic State in Deir al-Zor, a big blow to the jihadists as their last stronghold inSyriacrumbles.

Earlier on Saturday, the British-basedSyrian Observatory for Human Rights said at least one Islamic State car bomb killed dozens of people at a refugee gathering on the east side of the Euphrates River.