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Free Syrian army controls checkpoint on border with Turkey

Arab World Materials 15 August 2012 16:38 (UTC +04:00)
Free Syrian Army took a checkpoint on the border with Turkey under its control, Al-Jazeera TV channel reported on Wednesday.
Free Syrian army controls checkpoint on border with Turkey

Azerbaijan, Baku, Aug.15/ Trend, A.Taghiyeva /

Free Syrian Army took a checkpoint on the border with Turkey under its control, Al-Jazeera TV channel reported on Wednesday.

It is reported that the checkpoint is under the complete control of the Free Syrian army after a long battle with the country's government troops.

Anti-government protests have continued in Syria for about 17 months.
According to UN, the total number of victims of the conflict in Syria has exceeded 17,000 people. About 230,000 people became refugees. About three million people are in need of humanitarian assistance. The Syrian authorities say that they oppose the well-armed militants.

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