The bomb went off near a mosque in the town of al-Yadouda
near the border with Jordan, Rami Abdulrahman, director of the
Observatory, said by phone.
Car bombs are commonly deployed as a weapon in the three-year
old Syrian conflict.
The Observatory said earlier this week that since peace talks
between the Syrian government and opposition leaders began in
Geneva some three weeks ago, Syrians had died at the fastest
rate since the country's civil war erupted.
(Writing by Tom Perry; editing by John Stonestreet)
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