3 killed after Kurdish militants fire rockets into Turkey

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Rockets fired from Syria into Turkish territory, strike a high school among other locations

A high school as well as two houses were struck by rockets after suspected Kurdish militants fired them into Turkish territory on Monday, November 21. According to a report the Associated Press, the rockets were fired from Syria across the border, killing three people.  

The attack took place in a town known as Karkamis, located in Gaziantep province, as reported by the local state-run Anadolu Agency. Aside from this, another missile is reported to have struck near the Turkish-Syrian border gate, the report adds.  

The dead includes a teacher and a child also, the report adds, according to a statement by Suleyman Soylu, the Interior Minister of Turkey. Soylu also said, a solder as well as seven others were injured after another rocket attack took place around the border area. The Turkish government also stated that Kurdish militants were behind these attacks as well.
The rocket strikes are taking place only a few days after the launch of airstrikes by Turkey against Kurdish groups, across the areas of northern Syria and Iraq, the report adds. 


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