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1,050 Syrian Refugees Arrive In Turkey

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Some 1,050 Syrians fled to Turkey in the last 24 hours, due to government crackdown on political activists and armed gangs, Anatolian news agency quoted a security source as saying on Thursday.

A total of 1,050 people abandoned their home in the northern Syrian village of Jisr al-Shughour and headed to Hatay Province of Turkey, due to the increase of violence, the source added.

Number of refugees living in tents reached 1,577. The tents are set by Turkish Red Crescent in Yayladgi town. It has also distributed food, medical assistance, blankets and clothing.

Meanwhile, Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey would keep its borders open for Syrian refugees.

Turkey has established good relations, in the recent years, with Syria, as well as putting pressure on the Syrian President to halt the campaign against the activists

KUNA

KUNA is the Kuwait News Agency

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