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Turkey: Turkish army continues shelling of Nusaybin as curfew drags on01:41

Turkey: Turkish army continues shelling of Nusaybin as curfew drags on

Turkey, Nusaybin
April 15, 2016 at 19:34 GMT +00:00 · Published

Heavy shelling continued to rain down on the Kurdish town of Nusaybin at the Turkish-Syrian border, Friday, as government curfews continue in Kurdish majority cities in the south east of the country.

The footage, filmed from the Syrian side of the border, shows the destruction caused by the shelling, with smoke rising from the debris. Gunfire and shelling could also be heard as the fighting raged on between Turkish military and Kurdish militants.

According to unverified reports from Kurdish representatives in Nusaybin, the Turkish army has allegedly used phosphorous gas against civilians. The local doctors have reported several cases of suffocation.

Moreover, at least 1,500 homes were reportedly destroyed while around 35,000 civilians stranded in the city suffer from a lack of food, water and medicine.

Turkey: Turkish army continues shelling of Nusaybin as curfew drags on01:41
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Heavy shelling continued to rain down on the Kurdish town of Nusaybin at the Turkish-Syrian border, Friday, as government curfews continue in Kurdish majority cities in the south east of the country.

The footage, filmed from the Syrian side of the border, shows the destruction caused by the shelling, with smoke rising from the debris. Gunfire and shelling could also be heard as the fighting raged on between Turkish military and Kurdish militants.

According to unverified reports from Kurdish representatives in Nusaybin, the Turkish army has allegedly used phosphorous gas against civilians. The local doctors have reported several cases of suffocation.

Moreover, at least 1,500 homes were reportedly destroyed while around 35,000 civilians stranded in the city suffer from a lack of food, water and medicine.

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