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Syria truck bomb kills at least 30

20 October 2013 Last updated at 18:29 BST

At least 30 people have been killed by a suicide truck bombing on the edge of the central Syrian city of Hama.

State news agency Sana said Syrian rebels had driven a truck laden with over a tonne of explosives into a government checkpoint on a busy road.

Meanwhile, the Arab League says an international conference will be held next month to discuss ways of ending the two-and-a-half year civil war

Paul Adams reports.