1 killed in armed clash on Turkey-Syria border

The civilians entering illegally from Syria fired shots at the Turkish troops after being warned not to move. A skirmish then erupted between the groups when the Turkish side returned fire.

1 killed in armed clash on Turkey-Syria border

World Bulletin/News Desk

One person has died in an armed clash while illegally crossing the Syrian border into Turkey, the Turkish Armed Forces (TSK) announced on Tuesday.

In a statement posted on its website, the TSK said Turkish troops detected a group of eight civilians on Monday at 5:30 p.m. as they were attempting to enter Turkey illegally. The civilians fired shots at the Turkish troops after being warned not to move. A skirmish then erupted between the groups when the Turkish side returned fire.

As a result of the incident, one person from the group died, the TSK's statement said.

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