HRW says Turkish border guards shoot at fleeing Syrians

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Turkish soldiers patrol near Syrian-Turkish border, at Hatay, Turkey, 24 January 2018.

HRW says Turkish border guards shoot at fleeing Syrians


Turkish guards at the border with Syria are indiscriminately shooting at refugees fleeing the fighting in northern Syria, Human Rights Watch said on Saturday.

A senior Turkish government official denied the report, repeating the Erdogan regime's standard line that Ankara had taken in 3.5 million war refugees since the Syrian Civil War began in 2011.

New York-based Human Rights Watch said residents were fleeing a new round of heighted violence in the northwestern province of Idlib, near ...


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