Turkish border guards patrolling the borders with neighboring Syria shot dead up to eight Syrian people, including women and children, while trying to escape the fierce battles in their war-torn country.

The slain Syrian civilians were attempting to cross the borders via an illegal mountain route usually used by refugee smugglers when the armed guards immediately shot them all dead.

Another group of desperate refugees were injured in the firefight, including a man who was shot in both legs while carrying his young son and a woman who was shot in her arm. The wounded were taken to a hospital in the nearby rebel-held town of Azaz.

This, and numerous incidents which frequently take place along the borders, endorse the claims made by Human Right Watch last week that Turkish border guards are repeatedly and indiscriminately opening fire on whoever approaches the frontiers.

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brian g
brian g
2016-04-20 13:16

a final solution to the refugee problem

Biz
Biz
2016-04-20 23:06
Reply to  brian g

Only men came to europe, so, we’re all going to be fucked up in coming years…

daeshit sucks
daeshit sucks
2016-04-20 14:25

I bet they’re less nervous when oil trucks from Syria cross the border…

BraveNewWorld
BraveNewWorld
2016-04-20 15:00

>”This, and numerous incidents which frequently take place along the borders, endorse the claims made by Human Right Watch last week that Turkish border guards are repeatedly and indiscriminately opening fire on whoever approaches the frontiers.”

Well not just any one. Unarmed civilians. Daesh seems to have no problem crossing the border at will.

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Prince Teutonic
2016-04-20 16:27

What will say “Mother” Merkel?

Robin Öberg
Robin Öberg
2016-04-20 16:31

This is what #FortressEU is all about. This is what #Frontex has been doing for decades.

Henrik Hedda Wallin
Henrik Hedda Wallin
2016-04-20 17:17

They should have waved IS-flags and the guards would have welcomed them… Kids on the other hand: A big threat to dictator Erdogan and his CIA allies.

Tanya Kasim
Tanya Kasim
2016-04-21 03:41

@MLKstudios o*g…this is horrible!

Charlie
Charlie
2016-04-21 04:15

And this is where the EU r sending them back to. .. h**l #Heartless

NoTrumpNoGOP
NoTrumpNoGOP
2016-04-21 04:12

@VeraVanHorne DC needs to stop arming the terrorist & let Syria &the Syrian govt rebuild THEIR country.DC is full of monsters

Dmitry Skurikhin
Dmitry Skurikhin
2016-04-21 05:37

@Borisich_glas NATO as is…

Александр Белый
Александр Белый
2016-04-21 05:55

@ValLisitsa Erdogan-killer.

Grumpyme
Grumpyme
2016-04-21 09:04

@Oldflier49A
Does the reference to a “firefight” mean that both sides were armed & used their weapons?

Mary Shabbiha Woodward
Mary Shabbiha Woodward
2016-04-21 12:36

Un-credited photo again without women.

I continue to wonder how many Syrian children have been kidnapped from their mothers, by takfiri, and used as props.

What kind of report is this, that doesn’t know how many were shot, who was shot, and which hospital the wounded were taken to?

And what is this double-underline thing that leads to fb advertising, not hyperlinks to verification?