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Gunfire from Syria wounds civilians in Turkey
ByREUTERS
November 8, 2012 13:54

ANKARA - Two civilians in Turkey's Hatay province were wounded by gunfire from Syria on Thursday, a Turkish official said.

The two Turkish citizens in the border town of Ceylanpinar were struck by stray bullets fired from the Syrian town of Ras al-Ain just across the border where Syrian rebels are fighting government forces.



One woman and one young man were wounded, the official said.

Turkish state-run Anatolian news agency said both casualties had been taken to hospital and that Turkish security forces had increased their presence along that stretch of the border.

Turkey has been bolstering security along its 910-km (560-mile) border with Syria and has been responding in kind to gunfire and mortar shells hitting its territory.

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