Rocket kills 1 in Turkish border town

Sukru Kahraman (43), died of his wounds at a hospital while his two sons, Mehmet Kahraman (12) and Ahmet Kahraman (23) are still under treatment.

Rocket kills 1 in Turkish border town

World Bulletin/News Desk

One man was killed and his two sons injured on Friday when a stray rocket exploded in farming land in Turkey's southern Ceylanpinar town near the Syrian border.

Sukru Kahraman (43), died of his wounds at a hospital while his two sons, Mehmet Kahraman (12) and Ahmet Kahraman (23) are still under treatment.

The three were working in their field when the rocket from fierce fighting in the Syrian town of Rasulayn just across the border.

The conflict in Rasulayn highly intensified on Friday evening. The sounds of the battle from the region can be heard from Turkey's Ceylanpinar town.

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