Report: Assad forces fire at Syrian refugee camp in Turkey
Incident marks second time Syrian forces fire on Turkish territory this week; fresh violence reported throughout Syria less than 24 hours before UN-brokered cease fire due to go into effect.
Shots were fired Wednesday morning by Syrian forces toward a refugee camp in Turkey, located across the border from Syria, Turkish media reported.
CNN-Turk broadcast images showing Syrian forces firing at Turkish territory from a border surveillance building flying the Syrian flag near southeastern Turkey.
Moreover, Turkish media reported that Assad troops fired at Syrian refugees trying to cross the border with Turkey.
On Monday, Syrian forces fired into Turkey and Lebanon, killing two people in a Turkish refugee camp.
Meanwhile on Wednesday, Syrian activists have reported fresh violence in different parts of Syria less than 24 hours before a UN-brokered cease fire is due to go into effect.
The Local Coordination Committees said Wednesday there is shelling of several rebel-held neighborhoods in the central city of Homs.
The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says "tens of army vehicles" are deploying in the southern town of Maaraba amid intense shooting.
Wednesday's violence came as international envoy Kofi Annan appealed to Syria's key ally Iran to support his plan to end the violence wracking the Arab country, saying that "any further militarization of the conflict would be disastrous."
The cease-fire is scheduled to go into effect at 6 A.M. Thursday.
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