Three Turkish soldiers wounded by bullets from Syria
At least two soldiers and a speacialist sergeant were wounded when unknown gunmen from Syrian side of the border fired on a border post in the southern province of Hatay on late Friday, Todays Zaman reported.
Turkish military said gunmen opened fire on a border post which charged with overseeing smuggling on border near Kıyıgören village in Hatay's Altınözü district, home to thousands of refugees.
Three soldiers were injured in the incident, latest of its kind. The injured soldiers are receiving medical treatment at Antakya State Hospital and are in good condition, the military said in a statement.
One Turkish citizen was killed and several others were wounded by stray bullets from Syria in Ceylanpınar ditrict of the southern province of Şanlıurda earlier in the week.
Turkish military responded to the fire in line with 'rules of engagement.' The military said it also returned fire after soldiers were wounded in the recent incident in Hatay.