Rocket fire from Syria killed three people on the Turkish border: the governor

Rockets fired from Syria toward the Turkish border town of Karkamis on Monday killed three people, including a child, and wounded six others, Turkey’s interior minister said.

“Three of our citizens died. One of them is a child, the other is a teacher.” Suleiman Soylu said on live television, promising a “strong response.”

Minister of Internal Affairs Mahmut Ozer reported that 10 people were injured as a result of the strikes.

The governor of the southeastern province of Gaziantep, Davut GulEarlier it was reported that two people died.

According to the official Anadolu news agency, the strikes hit a high school and two houses, as well as a truck near the border crossing that connects Karkamis with the Syrian city of Jarablus.

Images on Anadolu show broken windows at a school and a truck engulfed in flames.

On Sunday, rockets fired from Syria wounded six policemen and two soldiers when they struck a border crossing.

Turkey on Sunday carried out airstrikes against the bases of outlawed Kurdish fighters in northern Syria and Iraq, which he said were being used to carry out “terrorist” attacks on Turkish soil.

At least 31 people were killed in overnight raids in northern and northeastern Syria, the British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group said. They mainly opposed the positions held Detachments of Syrian Kurds.

The offensive, code-named Operation Sword Claw, came a week after an explosion in central Istanbul killed six people and injured 81 in an attack Turkey blamed on the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK).

The PKK has waged a bloody insurgency there for decades and is designated a terrorist group by Ankara and its Western allies. But he denies his involvement in the explosion in Istanbul. Rocket fire from Syria killed three people on the Turkish border: the governor

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