Fighting rages between Syrian troops, rebels near Turkey

By REUTERS
September 18, 2012 18:11




ANKARA - Intense fighting raged on Tuesday between Syrian troops and rebels at the Tel Abyad border gate along the Turkish border and some houses in the town of Akcakale on the Turkish side have been hit by stray bullets, a Turkish official said.

The official said the rebels were trying to gain control of the Tel Abyad border gate. He said windows in some Turkish houses had been hit.


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