BREAKING NEWS

About 8,000 Syrians flee to Turkey overnight, official says

ANKARA - About 8,000 refugees fleeing violence in Syria crossed into Turkey in the last 24 hours, a Turkish foreign ministry official said on Friday, bringing the total number of refugees in Turkey to around 120,000.
State-run Anatolian news agency also reported on Friday that 26 Syrian officers had defected from the Syrian military to Turkey overnight.
Subscribe for our daily newsletter
Subscribe for our daily newsletter

By subscribing I accept the terms of use and privacy policy