Turkish army soldiers stand guard as Kurdish people wait in a hope to enter Cizre, a town subject to a curfew as part of a controversial operation against Kurdish rebels, on March 22, 2016 in Mardin, for Newroz celebration. Nowruz, the Farsi-language word for 'New Year', is an ancient Persian festival, celebrated on the first day of spring, March 21, in Central Asian republics, Iraq, Turkey, Afghanistan and Iran. / AFP PHOTO / ILYAS AKENGIN

DAMASCUS, SYRIA (8:50 A.M.) – Eight Syrian civilians, half of them are children, were shot dead by Turkish border guards while attempting to cross into Turkey, local activists reported.

The incident took place at the Kherbet Eljoz, a small village located in Bidama Nahiyah in Jisr al-Shughur district of Iblib province.

The village is infamous for being an illegal corridor for Syrian refugees fleeing the Syrian war into neighboring Turkey.

According to the local activists, the Turkish security and border forces are cracking down on Syrian refugees ahead the Turkish presidential elections set to take place next July.

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Well, I find my mind impaired on this, not only due to efing and blinding about the Turkish behaviour, but also the reasoning behind it. As one that moans about the mass immigration into Europe and the devastation it has caused my UK, in principle I can understand the crack down on further Syrian migrants, but I cannot understand why they chose to move to Turkey of all places and I cannot understand the brutal murders, when they could have just bussed them up and moved them to Iraq. Whatever the correct solution is, the blood of these innocents (assumed)… Read more »

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w*f Yanks and even more Israelis have to do with Turkish govt. ordering their border guards to shoot refugees? The only external entity that could (I said COULD, no WOULD) have interest into pushing Turkey at doing this would be the EU (as Russia doesn’t takes refugees) but actually, the country that harbours the biggest number of Syrian refugees is Turkey (while EU pays for them!). Actually, more refugees means less money to divert into Turkish leaders’ pockets so in the end, it makes perfect sense expressed in €uros and cents, charge the crime on its authors : the Turish… Read more »

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Why is Iran in Syria ? The UK and France . Follow the money trail. Blood is on Turkey’s hands but also the Big Bank Over Lords of Europe. The US has awaken to this bullshit dragging us into another one of there wars.

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I am not impressed, that is the nature of Turkish army.