UN chief Ban 'deplores' Syria border clashes

By REUTERS
April 9, 2012 22:53

UNITED NATIONS - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Monday he "deplores" the cross-border shootings from Syria into Turkey and Lebanon ahead of a deadline for a ceasefire in the year-long conflict.

Turkey said two Turkish officials working in a refugee camp near the country's border with Syria were among five people wounded by gunfire coming from Syria on Monday, while Lebanon's Al-Jadeed television channel said Syrian soldiers shot dead a cameraman as he stood on the Lebanese side of the border.

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