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Rocket from Syria hits southern Turkey

A rocket projectile fired from northwestern Syria injured six people when it hit landed in a city center in southern Turkey’s Kilis

KILIS, Turkey-A rocket projectile fired from northwestern Syria injured six people when it hit landed in a city center in southern Turkey’s Kilis Thursday, the regional governor told.

 

Governor Ismail Catakli said: "We have six injured and five of them are in good health.”

 

Ambulances and police rushed to the scene following the incident.

 

The projectile landed in Canpolat Street near a local market called Sabah Pazari.

 

Kilis province lies six kilometers (four miles) from the Syrian border.

 

Turkey has been under indiscriminate rocket attack from inside Syria since mid-January.

 

In Kilis alone, the regional governor said more than 20 people had been killed and more than 80 others wounded in such incidents.

 

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