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Turkey's Kilis hit by rockets, no injuries reported

Latest bombardment marks almost a week of indiscriminate attacks on border city

04.05.2016
Turkey's Kilis hit by rockets, no injuries reported Photo: İzzet Mazi - Anadolu Agency

KILIS, Turkey

More rockets have landed in the southern Turkish province of Kilis on Wednesday. No casualties have been reported.

According to an Anadolu Agency correspondent at the scene, one projectile fell on an animal shelter; the other landed in a Department of Forestry institution.

Police cordoned off the areas hit by the projectiles.

Kilis lies six kilometers (four miles) from the Syrian border.

Turkey has been under indiscriminate rocket attack from inside Syria since mid-January. In Kilis province alone, the local governor has said a total of 20 people have been killed and almost 70 others wounded.

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