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Rockets from Syria hit Turkish border towns

People clear rubble inside a mosque after it was hit by a rocket fired from Syria, in the border town of Kilis, Turkey January 24, 2018. Rockets fired from Afrin struck the Turkish border town of Kilis, killing two people, a Syrian and a Turk, and wounding 11 people in the area, the local governor's office said, the latest in what has been a series of such attacks since the start of Turkey's military operation in Syria. One of the rockets hit a mosque and the two people who were killed were praying at the time, the statement said.

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People clear rubble inside a mosque after it was hit by a rocket fired from Syria, in the border town of Kilis, Turkey January 24, 2018. Rockets fired from Afrin struck the Turkish border town of Kilis, killing two people, a Syrian and a Turk, and...more

People clear rubble inside a mosque after it was hit by a rocket fired from Syria, in the border town of Kilis, Turkey January 24, 2018. Rockets fired from Afrin struck the Turkish border town of Kilis, killing two people, a Syrian and a Turk, and wounding 11 people in the area, the local governor's office said, the latest in what has been a series of such attacks since the start of Turkey's military operation in Syria. One of the rockets hit a mosque and the two people who were killed were praying at the time, the statement said. Erok/Dogan News Agency via REUTERS
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Police forensic experts examine a building which was damaged after a rocket fired from Syria landed nearby, in the border town of Kilis, Turkey January 22, 2018. Dozens of combatants have been killed since Turkey launched its offensive, said the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which monitors the conflict in Syria. Turkish shelling and airstrikes in Afrin have killed 28 civilians, while two civilians were killed as a result of YPG shelling near Azaz, a town held by Turkish-backed opponents of President Bashar al-Assad, the monitoring group said.

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Police forensic experts examine a building which was damaged after a rocket fired from Syria landed nearby, in the border town of Kilis, Turkey January 22, 2018. Dozens of combatants have been killed since Turkey launched its offensive, said the...more

Police forensic experts examine a building which was damaged after a rocket fired from Syria landed nearby, in the border town of Kilis, Turkey January 22, 2018. Dozens of combatants have been killed since Turkey launched its offensive, said the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which monitors the conflict in Syria. Turkish shelling and airstrikes in Afrin have killed 28 civilians, while two civilians were killed as a result of YPG shelling near Azaz, a town held by Turkish-backed opponents of President Bashar al-Assad, the monitoring group said. REUTERS/Osman Orsal
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A policeman stands guard in front of a mosque which was hit by a rocket fired from Syria, in the border town of Kilis, Turkey January 24, 2018. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

A policeman stands guard in front of a mosque which was hit by a rocket fired from Syria, in the border town of Kilis, Turkey January 24, 2018. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

A policeman stands guard in front of a mosque which was hit by a rocket fired from Syria, in the border town of Kilis, Turkey January 24, 2018. REUTERS/Umit Bektas
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A man talks on his mobile phone inside of a mosque after it was hit by a rocket fired from Syria, in the border town of Kilis, Turkey January 24, 2018. Can Erok/Dogan News Agency via REUTERS

A man talks on his mobile phone inside of a mosque after it was hit by a rocket fired from Syria, in the border town of Kilis, Turkey January 24, 2018. Can Erok/Dogan News Agency via REUTERS

A man talks on his mobile phone inside of a mosque after it was hit by a rocket fired from Syria, in the border town of Kilis, Turkey January 24, 2018. Can Erok/Dogan News Agency via REUTERS
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Relatives and friends of Sahin Elitas, a civilian who was killed in a rocket attack fired by Syria, carry a Turkish flag during his funeral ceremony in the town of Kirikhan in Hatay province, Turkey January 23, 2018. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

Relatives and friends of Sahin Elitas, a civilian who was killed in a rocket attack fired by Syria, carry a Turkish flag during his funeral ceremony in the town of Kirikhan in Hatay province, Turkey January 23, 2018. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

Relatives and friends of Sahin Elitas, a civilian who was killed in a rocket attack fired by Syria, carry a Turkish flag during his funeral ceremony in the town of Kirikhan in Hatay province, Turkey January 23, 2018. REUTERS/Umit Bektas
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Relatives of Sahin Elitas, a civilian who was killed in a rocket attack fired by Syria, mourn during his funeral ceremony in the town of Kirikhan in Hatay province, Turkey January 23, 2018. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

Relatives of Sahin Elitas, a civilian who was killed in a rocket attack fired by Syria, mourn during his funeral ceremony in the town of Kirikhan in Hatay province, Turkey January 23, 2018. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

Relatives of Sahin Elitas, a civilian who was killed in a rocket attack fired by Syria, mourn during his funeral ceremony in the town of Kirikhan in Hatay province, Turkey January 23, 2018. REUTERS/Umit Bektas
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Municipality workers clean up a street in front of a building which was hit by rockets fired from Syria, in the border town of Reyhanli in Hatay province, Turkey January 22, 2018. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

Municipality workers clean up a street in front of a building which was hit by rockets fired from Syria, in the border town of Reyhanli in Hatay province, Turkey January 22, 2018. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

Municipality workers clean up a street in front of a building which was hit by rockets fired from Syria, in the border town of Reyhanli in Hatay province, Turkey January 22, 2018. REUTERS/Umit Bektas
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A Turkish police officer secures the area after a building was hit by a rocket fired from Syria, in the border town of Kilis, Turkey January 22, 2018. REUTERS/Osman Orsal

A Turkish police officer secures the area after a building was hit by a rocket fired from Syria, in the border town of Kilis, Turkey January 22, 2018. REUTERS/Osman Orsal

A Turkish police officer secures the area after a building was hit by a rocket fired from Syria, in the border town of Kilis, Turkey January 22, 2018. REUTERS/Osman Orsal
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People stand in front of a building which was hit by rockets fired from Syria, in the Turkish border town of Kilis, Turkey, January 21, 2018. Can Erok/Dogan News Agency via REUTERS

People stand in front of a building which was hit by rockets fired from Syria, in the Turkish border town of Kilis, Turkey, January 21, 2018. Can Erok/Dogan News Agency via REUTERS

People stand in front of a building which was hit by rockets fired from Syria, in the Turkish border town of Kilis, Turkey, January 21, 2018. Can Erok/Dogan News Agency via REUTERS
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Boys stand in front of a building which was hit by rockets fired from Syria, in the border town of Reyhanli in Hatay province, Turkey January 22, 2018. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

Boys stand in front of a building which was hit by rockets fired from Syria, in the border town of Reyhanli in Hatay province, Turkey January 22, 2018. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

Boys stand in front of a building which was hit by rockets fired from Syria, in the border town of Reyhanli in Hatay province, Turkey January 22, 2018. REUTERS/Umit Bektas
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People stand in front of a building which was damaged after a rocket fired from Syria landed nearby, in the border town of Kilis, Turkey January 22, 2018. REUTERS/Osman Orsal

People stand in front of a building which was damaged after a rocket fired from Syria landed nearby, in the border town of Kilis, Turkey January 22, 2018. REUTERS/Osman Orsal

People stand in front of a building which was damaged after a rocket fired from Syria landed nearby, in the border town of Kilis, Turkey January 22, 2018. REUTERS/Osman Orsal
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People stand in front of a building which was hit by rockets fired from Syria, in the border town of Reyhanli in Hatay province, Turkey January 22, 2018. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

People stand in front of a building which was hit by rockets fired from Syria, in the border town of Reyhanli in Hatay province, Turkey January 22, 2018. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

People stand in front of a building which was hit by rockets fired from Syria, in the border town of Reyhanli in Hatay province, Turkey January 22, 2018. REUTERS/Umit Bektas
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A man is seen in a building which was hit by rockets fired from Syria, in the border town of Reyhanli in Hatay province, Turkey January 22, 2018. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

A man is seen in a building which was hit by rockets fired from Syria, in the border town of Reyhanli in Hatay province, Turkey January 22, 2018. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

A man is seen in a building which was hit by rockets fired from Syria, in the border town of Reyhanli in Hatay province, Turkey January 22, 2018. REUTERS/Umit Bektas
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A boy stands near a mosque which was hit by a rocket fired from Syria, in the border town of Kilis, Turkey January 24, 2018. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

A boy stands near a mosque which was hit by a rocket fired from Syria, in the border town of Kilis, Turkey January 24, 2018. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

A boy stands near a mosque which was hit by a rocket fired from Syria, in the border town of Kilis, Turkey January 24, 2018. REUTERS/Umit Bektas
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