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Syrian fighting on border angers Turkey

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Syrian fighting on border angers Turkey


Turkey has voiced its anger over clashes on its border with Syria between Bashar al-Assad’s forces and rebel fighters. At least five people have been wounded including two Turkish officials.

Although the fighting has technically been inside Syria euronews correspondent Mustafa Bag said people in the Turkish village of Guvecci stayed in their houses out of fear on Monday. He said the fighting went on all day and that a number of fires also broke out in the hills above the village.

The Turkish Foreign Minister has strongly condemned an earlier incident in which Syrian forces fired into a refugee camp inside Turkey killing two people.

He said Turkey would take all the necessary precautions if such incidents occur again, and he called on Syrian armed forces to pull back to comply with the latest peace plan

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