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.Last Mod: 23 Temmuz 2013, 14:00