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Fires in Turkey: Syrian forces blamed

Turkish firefighters are battling a number of blazes along the Syrian border.

Turkey's state-run television claims Syrian forces lit the fires to stop rebels seeking shelter in the area.

More than 35,000 Syrians are living in refugee camps on the Turkish side, after fleeing fighting in their country.

Susana Mendonca reports.

  • 05 Jul 2012
  • From the section World