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Turkish girl hit by stray Syrian bullet

Sunday, 27 Jan, 2013 - 00:43

Jan. 27 - A seven-year-old Turkish girl is wounded by a stray bullet as clashes intensify just across the border in Syria. Andrew Raven reports.

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A seven-year-old Turkish girl is rushed to hospital after being hit with a stray bullet near the Syrian border. The girl was playing outside in the eastern town of Ceylanpinar when she was hurt. The shooting comes amid a surge in violence in the nearby Syrian town of Ras Al-Ain. Gunshots ran out across the city as rebel groups clashed on Saturday. This video shows a rebel carrying a rocket launcher near the site of the fighting. More than 60,000 people have now been killed in the Syrian conflict, which began in March 2011.

Turkish girl hit by stray Syrian bullet

Sunday, 27 Jan, 2013 - 00:43

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