Cyprus Mail
Turkey World

Rockets hit Turkish fish store near tourist town in Antalya – Dogan

DO NOT DELETE THIS IMAGE

Two rockets, apparently aimed at a fuel tanker, hit a fish store and open ground near a resort town in the province of Antalya in southern Turkey on Friday and did not cause any casualties, the privately owned Dogan news agency reported.

It said the rockets were fired from a mountainous area near the road between the city of Antalya and the resort town of Kemer. Ambulances and special forces police were sent to the area.

It was not immediately clear who was responsible, but Kurdish and far-left militants have staged similar attacks, mostly against the security forces, in the past.

Three Turkish soldiers were wounded in an armed attack on their military vehicle near Antalyain August.

Turkish tourism has been hit by a series of bombings, a failed coup in July and tensions with Russia, whose citizens are among the main visitors to Turkish resorts. The number of foreign visitors to Turkey dropped 38 percent in August.



Related posts

More of northern England put into highest COVID-19 lockdown tier

Reuters News Service

EU’s Michel says UK has a choice to make, Barnier claims deal is still possible

Reuters News Service

U.S., Britain trade talks enter final stretch

Reuters News Service

United Airlines testing global health app on UK-U.S. flight

Reuters News Service

Fiancee of Khashoggi, human rights group sue Saudi crown prince in U.S.

Reuters News Service

Putin, Macron want Armenia, Azerbaijan to relaunch talks -statements

Reuters News Service

1 comment

Comments are closed.