ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey says Syrian forces fired across the border at a refugee camp, wounding a Turkish translator and at least two Syrian refugees.
A government official, speaking on condition of anonymity in line with government rules, says Turkey immediately summoned the Syrian charge d’affaires and asked that the fire be halted.
He says two refugees and one Turkish citizen, a translator, were wounded inside the camp near the town of Kilis in the southwestern Gaziantep province.
It was the first such attack since Turkey began sheltering thousands of refugees last summer. More than 24,000 refugees have crossed from Syria into Turkey.