- Aug 11, 2015
- Reaction score
- Political Leaning
KILIS, Turkey, (Reuters) - Two rockets hit the Turkish town of Kilis near the Syrian border on Sunday, a Reuters witness reported, wounding 16 people a day after the government promised to protect the area from repeated attacks by Islamic State militants.
The rockets struck two houses in a poor neighborhood near the town center. Sixteen people were injured and Turkish soldiers near the border returned fire into Syria, security sources said.
The Is again attacked at a mosque in the same town with rockets 1 hour ago, so far 1 dead, 10 wounded.
Since Jan.18 There have been 45 rockets fired, 16 dead.