Turkish boy killed as a result of clashes in Syria

Posted on July 17, 2013 • Filed under: Border Crossings, Conflicts, Middle East

The BBC reports that a Turkish boy has died and another has been seriously wounded by stray gunfire from clashes across the Syrian border. Mahsun Ertugrul, 17, died after a stray bullet struck him in the chest in the Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar. The bullets came from the northern Syrian town of Ras-al Ain, during a battle between Syrian anti-government rebels and Kurdish fighters. Read article

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