Shell fired from Syria kills 3 in Turkey

Associated Press
In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, Syrian security officers gather at the scene in front of destroyed buildings where triple bombs exploded at the Saadallah al-Jabri square, in Aleppo city, Syria, Wednesday Oct. 3, 2012. Three powerful explosions rocked the main square in a government-controlled central district of Aleppo on Wednesday, the Syrian state-run TV said. Activists reported multiple casualties and heavy material damage. (AP Photo/SANA)
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BEIRUT (AP) — A Turkish official says a shell fired from Syria has landed on a home in neighboring Turkey, killing at least three people, including a 6-year-old boy.

Abdulhakim Ayhan is the mayor of the Turkish town of Akcakale, which is along the Syrian border. He told Turkey's state-owned Anadolu Agency that the boy and a woman were among the dead in Wednesday's shelling.

Anadolu Agency reported angry townspeople marched to the mayor's office to protest the deaths.

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