Syrian army bombs air defense facilities on border with Turkey
Azerbaijan, Baku, Oct. 29 / Trend corr. A.Tagiyeva /
The Syrian army is bombing its own missile defense facilities along the border with Turkey to prevent their transfer to the opposition, Anadolu agency said on Monday.
The bombing is on the border with the Turkish province of Hatay.
Anti-government protests have continued in Syria for a year and half.
According to UN, the total number of victims of the conflict in Syria is nearing 30,000.
More than 230,000 have become refugees with around three million in need of humanitarian assistance. The Syrian authorities say they oppose the well-armed militants.