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Turkey Denies Border Guards Shot at Fleeing Syrians

Turkish guards at the border with Syria are indiscriminately shooting at and summarily returning asylum seekers attempting to cross into Turkey, Human Rights Watch said. A senior Turkish government official denied the report Saturday, repeating that Turkey had taken in 3.5 million war refugees since the Syrian conflict began in 2011. New York-based Human Rights Watch said Syrians were now fleeing heightened violence in the northwestern province...

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