Turkey returns fire from smugglers on Syrian border

The group fired up to ten live ammunition at a mobile unit patroling the border.

Turkey returns fire from smugglers on Syrian border

World Bulletin/News Desk

Turkish army has said it returned fire from smugglers on the Syrian border. A statement General Staff released on Wednesday said a group of four people tried to smuggle fuel canisters through Asi river near Hacıpaşa border post in Hatay. It said the group fired up to ten live ammunition at a mobile unit patroling the border.

The army said it fired back at the smugglers, without further elaborating if the response fire resulted in casualities.  

Güncelleme Tarihi: 21 Ağustos 2013, 18:30
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