Panic in Turkish border town as Syrian tanks fire on rebel positions

ISTANBUL, Turkey – There was panic in the Turkish border town of Akçakale as the Syrian army brought in heavy weaponry to flush out rebel forces in Tell Abyad today.

The sound of explosions caused fear in Akçakale, as Syrian tanks and artillery pounded rebel positions in Tell Abyad. Smoke from the explosions crossed onto the Turkish side of the border as the battle for the town raged on roughly 300 meters from the frontier.

Source: Hurriyet Daily News

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