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ISTANBUL Oct 14 Two rockets, apparently aimed
at a fuel tanker, hit a fish store and open ground near a resort
town in the province of Antalya in southern Turkey on Friday and
did not cause any casualties, the privately owned Dogan news
It said the rockets were fired from a mountainous area near
the road between the city of Antalya and the resort town of
Kemer. Ambulances and special forces police were sent to the
It was not immediately clear who was responsible, but
Kurdish and far-left militants have staged similar attacks,
mostly against the security forces, in the past.
Three Turkish soldiers were wounded in an armed attack on
their military vehicle near Antalya in August.
Turkish tourism has been hit by a series of bombings, a
failed coup in July and tensions with Russia, whose citizens are
among the main visitors to Turkish resorts. The number of
foreign visitors to Turkey dropped 38 percent in August.
(Reporting by Ayla Jean Yackley; Writing by Daren Butler;
Editing by Nick Tattersall and Louise Ireland)