Turks shoot to kill as refugees cross border

According to London Times, Turkish border forces are shooting refugees dead as they flee the civil war in Syria, The Times has learnt.

Sixteen migrants, including three children, were killed by guards as they crossed into Turkey over the past four months, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a monitoring organization.

An officer in the British-backed Free Syrian Police and a Syrian smuggler living in Turkey said that the true number was higher.

http://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/turks-shoot-to-kill-as-refugees-cross-border-xtv0g83zz

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