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Turkish girl hit by stray Syrian bullet

Sunday, January 27, 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.

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Turkish girl hit by stray Syrian bullet

Sunday, January 27, 2013 - 00:43

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