Azerbaijan, Baku, August 27 /Trend A.Tagiyeva/
Turkish security forces prevented an attempt by Syrian smugglers to cross the state border last night, Turkish General Staff's statement posted on its official website on Tuesday said.
According to the statement, the Syrian smugglers, estimated at 3000 people attempted to illegally cross the Turkish border and transport 3780 litres of heating oil. To disperse the smugglers, Turkish border police used tear gas grenades.
It is reported that the smugglers from Syria tried to enter Turkey in 200-250 trucks.
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