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Syria: Kobane protesters flee from water cannon as Turks build border wall00:53

Syria: Kobane protesters flee from water cannon as Turks build border wall

Syrian Arab Republic, Kobane
September 2, 2016 at 12:21 GMT +00:00 · Published

Turkish army used water cannon to disperse Kurdish and Syrian protesters gathered near the Turkish-Syrian frontier in the border town of Kobane, after Turkish officials gave the go-ahead to build a wall at the border.

Trucks shot water cannons at demonstrators, and the army reportedly also used guns and tear gas, leaving dozens injured and six taken to hospital.

Turkey has started building a concrete wall along the Syrian border, after recently launching Operation Euphrates Shield in alliance with the US-led coalition to clear Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) fighters from the border, along with Kurdish militias.

Mandatory credit: ANHA Hawar News Agency

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Turkish army used water cannon to disperse Kurdish and Syrian protesters gathered near the Turkish-Syrian frontier in the border town of Kobane, after Turkish officials gave the go-ahead to build a wall at the border.

Trucks shot water cannons at demonstrators, and the army reportedly also used guns and tear gas, leaving dozens injured and six taken to hospital.

Turkey has started building a concrete wall along the Syrian border, after recently launching Operation Euphrates Shield in alliance with the US-led coalition to clear Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) fighters from the border, along with Kurdish militias.

Mandatory credit: ANHA Hawar News Agency

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