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A Turkey-backed Syrian rebel fighter holds the Syrian opposition flag in the border town of Akcakale in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 11, 2019. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

A Turkey-backed Syrian rebel fighter holds the Syrian opposition flag in the border town of Akcakale in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 11, 2019. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

A Turkey-backed Syrian rebel fighter holds the Syrian opposition flag in the border town of Akcakale in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 11, 2019. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi
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Turkish soldiers stand near military vehicles in the border town of Akcakale in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 11, 2019. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

Turkish soldiers stand near military vehicles in the border town of Akcakale in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 11, 2019. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

Turkish soldiers stand near military vehicles in the border town of Akcakale in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 11, 2019. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi
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A woman stands in front of an apartment building which was damaged by a rocket fired from Syria, in Nusaybin, Turkey, October 10, 2019. REUTERS/Sertac Kayar

A woman stands in front of an apartment building which was damaged by a rocket fired from Syria, in Nusaybin, Turkey, October 10, 2019. REUTERS/Sertac Kayar

A woman stands in front of an apartment building which was damaged by a rocket fired from Syria, in Nusaybin, Turkey, October 10, 2019. REUTERS/Sertac Kayar
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A Turkey-backed Syrian rebel fighter walks as he holds a bag and a weapon in the border town of Akcakale in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 11, 2019. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

A Turkey-backed Syrian rebel fighter walks as he holds a bag and a weapon in the border town of Akcakale in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 11, 2019. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

A Turkey-backed Syrian rebel fighter walks as he holds a bag and a weapon in the border town of Akcakale in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 11, 2019. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi
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Smoke rises over the Syrian town of Ras al-Ain, as seen from the Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar, Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 11. REUTERS/Kemal Aslan

Smoke rises over the Syrian town of Ras al-Ain, as seen from the Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar, Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 11. REUTERS/Kemal Aslan

Smoke rises over the Syrian town of Ras al-Ain, as seen from the Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar, Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 11. REUTERS/Kemal Aslan
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A Turkey-backed Syrian rebel fighter holds a flag in the border town of Akcakale in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 11, 2019. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

A Turkey-backed Syrian rebel fighter holds a flag in the border town of Akcakale in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 11, 2019. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

A Turkey-backed Syrian rebel fighter holds a flag in the border town of Akcakale in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 11, 2019. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi
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A man is seen through a hole in a wall, in the border town of Akcakale in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 11. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

A man is seen through a hole in a wall, in the border town of Akcakale in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 11. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

A man is seen through a hole in a wall, in the border town of Akcakale in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 11. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi
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People stand in front of an apartment building which was damaged by a rocket fired from Syria, in Nusaybin, Turkey, October 11. REUTERS/Sertac Kayar

People stand in front of an apartment building which was damaged by a rocket fired from Syria, in Nusaybin, Turkey, October 11. REUTERS/Sertac Kayar

People stand in front of an apartment building which was damaged by a rocket fired from Syria, in Nusaybin, Turkey, October 11. REUTERS/Sertac Kayar
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A woman is comforted by her neighboors after a rocket fired from Syria landed in their street in Nusaybin, Turkey, October 11. REUTERS/Sertac Kayar

A woman is comforted by her neighboors after a rocket fired from Syria landed in their street in Nusaybin, Turkey, October 11. REUTERS/Sertac Kayar

A woman is comforted by her neighboors after a rocket fired from Syria landed in their street in Nusaybin, Turkey, October 11. REUTERS/Sertac Kayar
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Members of the Syrian National Army, known as the Free Syrian Army, react as they drive on top of an armored vehicle in the Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 11. REUTERS/Murad Sezer

Members of the Syrian National Army, known as the Free Syrian Army, react as they drive on top of an armored vehicle in the Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 11. REUTERS/Murad Sezer

Members of the Syrian National Army, known as the Free Syrian Army, react as they drive on top of an armored vehicle in the Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 11. REUTERS/Murad Sezer
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People wave as Turkish military vehicles pass by them in the Turkish border town of Akcakale in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 11. REUTERS/Murad Sezer

People wave as Turkish military vehicles pass by them in the Turkish border town of Akcakale in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 11. REUTERS/Murad Sezer

People wave as Turkish military vehicles pass by them in the Turkish border town of Akcakale in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 11. REUTERS/Murad Sezer
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Smoke rises over the Syrian town of Tel Abyad, as seen from the Turkish border town of Akcakale in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 10.    REUTERS/Murad Sezer

Smoke rises over the Syrian town of Tel Abyad, as seen from the Turkish border town of Akcakale in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 10. REUTERS/Murad Sezer

Smoke rises over the Syrian town of Tel Abyad, as seen from the Turkish border town of Akcakale in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 10. REUTERS/Murad Sezer
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Women run out of their home after a rocket fired from Syria landed in their neighborhood in the Turkish border town of Akcakale in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 10.  Ismail Coskun (IHA) via REUTERS

Women run out of their home after a rocket fired from Syria landed in their neighborhood in the Turkish border town of Akcakale in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 10. Ismail Coskun (IHA) via REUTERS

Women run out of their home after a rocket fired from Syria landed in their neighborhood in the Turkish border town of Akcakale in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 10. Ismail Coskun (IHA) via REUTERS
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Members of Syrian National Army, known as Free Syrian Army, wave as they drive to cross into Syria near the Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 10.   
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Members of Syrian National Army, known as Free Syrian Army, wave as they drive to cross into Syria near the Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 10. REUTERS/Stringer

Members of Syrian National Army, known as Free Syrian Army, wave as they drive to cross into Syria near the Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 10. REUTERS/Stringer
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A boy is seen from a hole in a wall in the town of Akcakale in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 11. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

A boy is seen from a hole in a wall in the town of Akcakale in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 11. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

A boy is seen from a hole in a wall in the town of Akcakale in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 11. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi
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Relatives of the 9-month-old baby boy Mohammed Omar Saar who was killed during a mortar and rocket assault from Syria, mourn at a funeral ceremony in the border town of Akcakale in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 11. REUTERS/Murad Sezer

Relatives of the 9-month-old baby boy Mohammed Omar Saar who was killed during a mortar and rocket assault from Syria, mourn at a funeral ceremony in the border town of Akcakale in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 11. REUTERS/Murad Sezer

Relatives of the 9-month-old baby boy Mohammed Omar Saar who was killed during a mortar and rocket assault from Syria, mourn at a funeral ceremony in the border town of Akcakale in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 11. REUTERS/Murad Sezer
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A boy stands in a damaged kitchen in the town of Akcakale in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 11. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

A boy stands in a damaged kitchen in the town of Akcakale in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 11. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

A boy stands in a damaged kitchen in the town of Akcakale in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 11. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi
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A convoy of military vehicles and tanks drives to the border to cross into Syria, in Ceylanpinar, Turkey, October 11. REUTERS/ReutersTV

A convoy of military vehicles and tanks drives to the border to cross into Syria, in Ceylanpinar, Turkey, October 11. REUTERS/ReutersTV

A convoy of military vehicles and tanks drives to the border to cross into Syria, in Ceylanpinar, Turkey, October 11. REUTERS/ReutersTV
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Turkish military vehicles are seen in the Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 11. REUTERS/Murad Sezer

Turkish military vehicles are seen in the Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 11. REUTERS/Murad Sezer

Turkish military vehicles are seen in the Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 11. REUTERS/Murad Sezer
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Turkish jet taxis on tarmac after returning to a military base in southeast Diyarbakir, Turkey, October 10.  REUTERS/Reuters TV

Turkish jet taxis on tarmac after returning to a military base in southeast Diyarbakir, Turkey, October 10. REUTERS/Reuters TV

Turkish jet taxis on tarmac after returning to a military base in southeast Diyarbakir, Turkey, October 10. REUTERS/Reuters TV
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Smoke rises from Tel Arkam village in Ras al Ain countryside, Syria October 10. REUTERS/Stringer

Smoke rises from Tel Arkam village in Ras al Ain countryside, Syria October 10. REUTERS/Stringer

Smoke rises from Tel Arkam village in Ras al Ain countryside, Syria October 10. REUTERS/Stringer
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General view of fire burning and smoke billowing out in distance in border town Tel Abyad in Syria seen from Akcakale, Turkey October 10. REUTERS/Reuters TV

General view of fire burning and smoke billowing out in distance in border town Tel Abyad in Syria seen from Akcakale, Turkey October 10. REUTERS/Reuters TV

General view of fire burning and smoke billowing out in distance in border town Tel Abyad in Syria seen from Akcakale, Turkey October 10. REUTERS/Reuters TV
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Members of Syrian National Army, known as Free Syrian Army, wave as they drive to cross into Syria in the Turkish border town of Akcakale in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 10. Hasan Kirmizitas/Demiroren News Agency (DHA) via REUTERS

Members of Syrian National Army, known as Free Syrian Army, wave as they drive to cross into Syria in the Turkish border town of Akcakale in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 10. Hasan Kirmizitas/Demiroren News Agency (DHA) via REUTERS

Members of Syrian National Army, known as Free Syrian Army, wave as they drive to cross into Syria in the Turkish border town of Akcakale in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 10. Hasan Kirmizitas/Demiroren News Agency (DHA) via REUTERS
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A mortar shell explodes outside the headquarters of a Turkish district governor in Akcakale, Turkey October 10. Security Official/Handout via REUTERS

A mortar shell explodes outside the headquarters of a Turkish district governor in Akcakale, Turkey October 10. Security Official/Handout via REUTERS

A mortar shell explodes outside the headquarters of a Turkish district governor in Akcakale, Turkey October 10. Security Official/Handout via REUTERS
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A multi-rocket launcher fires in an unknown location October 9. Turkish Defence Ministry/via REUTERS

A multi-rocket launcher fires in an unknown location October 9. Turkish Defence Ministry/via REUTERS

A multi-rocket launcher fires in an unknown location October 9. Turkish Defence Ministry/via REUTERS
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Vehicles are seen as people flee Ras al Ain town, Syria, October 9. REUTERS/Rodi Said

Vehicles are seen as people flee Ras al Ain town, Syria, October 9. REUTERS/Rodi Said

Vehicles are seen as people flee Ras al Ain town, Syria, October 9. REUTERS/Rodi Said
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Smoke rises over the Syrian town of Ras al-Ain, as seen from the Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar, Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 10. REUTERS/Murad Sezer

Smoke rises over the Syrian town of Ras al-Ain, as seen from the Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar, Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 10. REUTERS/Murad Sezer

Smoke rises over the Syrian town of Ras al-Ain, as seen from the Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar, Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 10. REUTERS/Murad Sezer
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A woman with a baby sits at the back of a truck as they flee Ras al Ain town, Syria, October 9. REUTERS/Rodi Said

A woman with a baby sits at the back of a truck as they flee Ras al Ain town, Syria, October 9. REUTERS/Rodi Said

A woman with a baby sits at the back of a truck as they flee Ras al Ain town, Syria, October 9. REUTERS/Rodi Said
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A child is seen in a vehicle with belongings as they flee, in Tel Abyad, Syria October 9. REUTERS/Stringer

A child is seen in a vehicle with belongings as they flee, in Tel Abyad, Syria October 9. REUTERS/Stringer

A child is seen in a vehicle with belongings as they flee, in Tel Abyad, Syria October 9. REUTERS/Stringer
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People stand at a back of a truck as they flee Ras al Ain town, Syria, October 9. REUTERS/Rodi Said

People stand at a back of a truck as they flee Ras al Ain town, Syria, October 9. REUTERS/Rodi Said

People stand at a back of a truck as they flee Ras al Ain town, Syria, October 9. REUTERS/Rodi Said
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Boys stand at a back of a truck as they flee Ras al Ain town, Syria, October 9. REUTERS/Rodi Said

Boys stand at a back of a truck as they flee Ras al Ain town, Syria, October 9. REUTERS/Rodi Said

Boys stand at a back of a truck as they flee Ras al Ain town, Syria, October 9. REUTERS/Rodi Said
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Smoke rises from the Syrian side of the border as it is pictured from the Turkish town of Akcakale in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 9. Demiroren News Agency (DHA) via REUTERS

Smoke rises from the Syrian side of the border as it is pictured from the Turkish town of Akcakale in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 9. Demiroren News Agency (DHA) via REUTERS

Smoke rises from the Syrian side of the border as it is pictured from the Turkish town of Akcakale in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 9. Demiroren News Agency (DHA) via REUTERS
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Girls stand together as they look to the camera in Ras al Ain town, Syria, October 9. REUTERS/Rodi Said

Girls stand together as they look to the camera in Ras al Ain town, Syria, October 9. REUTERS/Rodi Said

Girls stand together as they look to the camera in Ras al Ain town, Syria, October 9. REUTERS/Rodi Said
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People stand together as they flee Ras al Ain town, Syria, October 9. REUTERS/Rodi Said

People stand together as they flee Ras al Ain town, Syria, October 9. REUTERS/Rodi Said

People stand together as they flee Ras al Ain town, Syria, October 9. REUTERS/Rodi Said
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Smoke rises from an explosion in the border town of Tel Abyad, Syria, as seen from Akcakale, Turkey, October 9. Haberturk/via REUTERS TV

Smoke rises from an explosion in the border town of Tel Abyad, Syria, as seen from Akcakale, Turkey, October 9. Haberturk/via REUTERS TV

Smoke rises from an explosion in the border town of Tel Abyad, Syria, as seen from Akcakale, Turkey, October 9. Haberturk/via REUTERS TV
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A convoy of Free Syrian Army arrives at the border town of Akcakale, Turkey, October 9. Reuters TV via REUTERS

A convoy of Free Syrian Army arrives at the border town of Akcakale, Turkey, October 9. Reuters TV via REUTERS

A convoy of Free Syrian Army arrives at the border town of Akcakale, Turkey, October 9. Reuters TV via REUTERS
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People flee Tal Abyad, Syria October 9. North Press Agency/Reuters TV

People flee Tal Abyad, Syria October 9. North Press Agency/Reuters TV

People flee Tal Abyad, Syria October 9. North Press Agency/Reuters TV
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A Turkish armored military convoy is seen driving along the border with Syria, in Akcakale, Turkey October 9. REUTERS TV via REUTERS

A Turkish armored military convoy is seen driving along the border with Syria, in Akcakale, Turkey October 9. REUTERS TV via REUTERS

A Turkish armored military convoy is seen driving along the border with Syria, in Akcakale, Turkey October 9. REUTERS TV via REUTERS
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Men are seen in a bus as a convoy of Free Syrian Army arrives at the border town of Akcakale, Turkey, October 9. Reuters TV via REUTERS

Men are seen in a bus as a convoy of Free Syrian Army arrives at the border town of Akcakale, Turkey, October 9. Reuters TV via REUTERS

Men are seen in a bus as a convoy of Free Syrian Army arrives at the border town of Akcakale, Turkey, October 9. Reuters TV via REUTERS
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A convoy of Free Syrian Army arrives at the border town of Akcakale, Turkey, October 9. Reuters TV via REUTERS

A convoy of Free Syrian Army arrives at the border town of Akcakale, Turkey, October 9. Reuters TV via REUTERS

A convoy of Free Syrian Army arrives at the border town of Akcakale, Turkey, October 9. Reuters TV via REUTERS
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A Turkish military convoy is pictured in Kilis near the Turkish-Syrian border, Turkey, October 9. Mehmet Ali Dag/ Ihlas News Agency (IHA) via REUTERS

A Turkish military convoy is pictured in Kilis near the Turkish-Syrian border, Turkey, October 9. Mehmet Ali Dag/ Ihlas News Agency (IHA) via REUTERS

A Turkish military convoy is pictured in Kilis near the Turkish-Syrian border, Turkey, October 9. Mehmet Ali Dag/ Ihlas News Agency (IHA) via REUTERS
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Turkish army howitzers are positioned on the Turkish-Syrian border, near the southeastern town of Akcakale in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 7. REUTERS/Stringer

Turkish army howitzers are positioned on the Turkish-Syrian border, near the southeastern town of Akcakale in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 7. REUTERS/Stringer

Turkish army howitzers are positioned on the Turkish-Syrian border, near the southeastern town of Akcakale in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 7. REUTERS/Stringer
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