Turkish army uses tear gas to move press, Kurds from border: AFP

October 6, 2014 9:53 AM

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Turkish army uses tear gas to move press, Kurds from border: AFP

SURUC, Turkey: The Turkish security forces Monday used tear gas to push dozens of reporters and Kurdish civilians away from the border zone close to intense fighting for the besieged Syrian town of Kobani.

The armed forces employed tear gas for the second day in a row to push people back from the border area which has become increasingly dangerous owing to mortars fired from Syria, an AFP correspondent reported.

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