Schools lessons canceled in Turkish province bordering with Syria
Azerbaijan, Baku, Sept.19/ Trend, A.Taghiyeva /
Lessons were temporarily cancelled in schools in the immediate vicinity of Turkish border with Syria in the Sanliurfa Province, CNN Turk TV channel reported.
The reason for that was already the second day of the ongoing fighting between the Free Syrian Army and government forces of Syria, taking place close to the border.
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 20,000. 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.