Stray bullet fired from Syrian territory injures young man in border town of Ceylanpınar
CEYLANPINAR - Doğan News Agency
The 19-year-old man was taken to the hospital. AA photoA bullet fired from Syrian territory during clashes at the flashpoint frontier town of Ras al-Ayn hit a man standing in a park in the border town of Ceylanpınar, in the southeastern Şanlıurfa province. The 19-year-old man was wounded in the back and was taken to hospital.
Clashes between the YPG, the militant wing of the Democratic Union Party (PYD) allegedly linked to the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), and the al-Qaeda-linked al-Nusra Front have been continuing since July 16. One 17-year-old boy was killed and a 15-year-old boy was seriously wounded by stray bullets also shot from Ras al-Ayn, located only meters away from Ceylanpınar.
The Turkish Armed Forces had confirmed with a statement yesterday that troops had returned fire into Syrian territory after rocket projectiles hit a border post.