One killed, 10 wounded after second explosion caused by rockets in Turkey’s Kilis
KİLİSOne person was killed and 10 others were wounded when a second explosion has occurred in the border province of Kilis on April 24, Deputy Prime Minister Yalçın Akdoğan has announced.
Two Katyusha projectiles fired from Syria hit a mosque, just 100 meters away from the Kilis Governor’s Office.
People were seen escaping the area in panic in live footage after the explosion as smoke rose.
Meanwhile, Deputy Prime Minister Yalçın Akdoğan was at the Governor’s Office at the time of the explosion.
Akdoğan told reporters that Turkish Army responded with artillery fire across the border within the rules of engagement.
He also added that a total of 16 people have been killed in 45 rocket firings in the province since Jan. 18
Earlier in the day, a total of 16 people, including children, were wounded when two rocket projectiles fired from ISIL positions in northern Syria hit the province.