Rocket Strikes Turkish School Near Syria, 1 Dead

January 18, 2016 11:53 AM

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ISTANBUL — Projectiles fired from Syria struck near a school Monday in the southern Turkish city of Kilis, killing one person, according to local authorities.

The office of the governor of Kilis said a rocket had hit a schoolyard, killing a cleaning lady, while two other rockets fell in vacant land. A wounded student, a girl in the seventh grade, was taken to a hospital for treatment, the governor's office said.

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