October 3, 2012 / 2:05 PM / in 5 years

Mortar from Syria kills at least 3 in Turkey - mayor

AKCAKALE, Turkey, Oct 3 (Reuters) - Three people including a child were killed and at least nine others seriously wounded when a mortar bomb fired from Syria hit Turkey’s southeastern border region of Akcakale on Wednesday, the local mayor told CNN Turk television.

A Reuters witness saw at least eight seriously wounded people being taken to hospital, three of them police officers.

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