Syrian warplanes hit town near Turkish border
Monday, November 12, 2012
Witnesses said the warplanes targeted a rebel-controlled factory compound as an Anadolu Agency reporter in the Turkish town of Ceylanpinar saw plumes of smoke billowing into the sky.
Ambulances carried wounded Syrians to hospitals in Ceylanpinar after the bombardment which also shattered windows of shops on the Turkish side of the border, a local mayor said.
Ismail Arslan, the mayor, said shrapnel pieces landed also in the Turkish side of the border slightly wounding one Turkish citizen.
Many Ceylanpinar residents leave town after heavy clashes in Syrian side of border.
Many Ceylanpinar residents left the town on Monday after heavy clashes took place and continue in Ras al Ayn, a town close to the Turkish border.
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