Crisis in Syria halts education in southeast Turkey
ŞANLIURFA - Doğan News Agency
DHA PhotoSchools in the southeastern province of Şanlıurfa's Akçakale district remained closed amid continued fighting less than a kilometer away in northern Syria that presents a danger to students, Doğan news agency has reported.
Authorities closed schools in the area for three days last week due to the fighting before ordering the institutions to remain closed this morning.
Fourteen schools were closed to prevent any psychological damage to the children, who have been attending their school with the sounds of guns and bombs since the crisis began.
Tensions remain high in the area.