Renewed gunfire metres from Syrian refugee camps

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Renewed gunfire metres from Syrian refugee camps

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Syrians sheltering in containers at a Turkish refugee camp have described their terror after they were caught up in the crossfire between government forces and Syrian rebels.

Amid reports of gun battles right next to refugee centres, eyewitnesses have told the Reuters news agency that Syrian troops shot dead a rebel fighter within metres of their encampment on the eve of a UN-backed ceasefire.

One Turkish man told euronews how he had decided to risk travelling to Syria to see family,
when his car came under attack.

“When we were there, clashes took place and our car was caught up in the gun fire. After that our vehicle was damaged and we sped off in order to save ourselves,” he said.
Two days of clashes has left at least three people dead and 25 injured. The fighting so close to the refugee camps comes despite Turkey upping security along it’s borders.