Baku, Azerbaijan, July 16
By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend:
Over 800 militants of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) have crossed into Syria from Turkey, Turkish Milliyet newspaper reported on July 16.
The PKK militants crossed into Syria in order to support Kurds that are fighting against the militants of the Jabhat al-Nusra terrorist organization, according to the newspaper.
During the conflict in Syria, which began in March 2011, over 150,000 people were killed and over 4.2 million have become refugees in Syrian territory, as well as 2.3 million have fled to neighbouring countries.
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