Turkish border guards shot 11 trying to cross the border to Syrians

Turkish border guards shot dead at least 11 Syrians who tried to cross the border and to cross into Turkey from Northwest Syria. About it reports Reuters with reference to local activists and a monitoring group.

According to the Syrian Observatory for human rights, based in the UK, among the dead are at least two women and four children.

However, the Turkish military has denied the message. “Last night was an attempt to illegally cross the border, but the shots didn’t hit the people”, — said the Agency the Turkish military. “After warning shots, a group of seven or eight people ran to the forest,” he said.

According to the monitoring group, which monitors violence in Syria since the beginning of the year as a result of shooting incidents, an open Turkish border that killed almost 60 civilians attempting to flee the country.

On 20 April the British newspaper the Times reported the shelling of Turkish border guards the groups of the Syrian refugees. In the shooting, according to the newspaper, eight people died , mostly children and women.