Two more Turkish villages’ residents evacuated from areas bordering with Syria
Azerbaijan, Baku, Nov.14 / Trend R.Hafizoglu /
Residents of two more Turkish villages located on the border with Syria were evacuated, the Turkish Hurriyet newspaper reported on Wednesday.
According to the newspaper, residents of Kendircik and Gulebale villages in Sanliurfa were evacuated this morning.
Earlier, CNN Turk TV channel reported that Turkey began evacuating residents of the Murshitpinar village located on the border with Syria.
According to CNN Turk TV channel, people will be evacuated to other regions and provinces. Such a decision was taken after the Syrian Air Force began bombing positions of rebels on the border with Turkey.
For already the second day, Syrian Air Force has been bombing areas bordering with Turkey, where armed opposition groups are based. As a result, Syrian shells hit Turkish territory almost every day, while Turkish army returns fire.
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.
Over 230,000 have become refugees with around three million in need of humanitarian assistance. The Syrian authorities say they oppose the well-armed militants.