Tuesday, August 23, 2005

Militant of Syrian origin killed in Trabzon street chase

One rebel was killed, another one injured as clashes broke out between security forces in Macka, Trabzon on Sunday night. Two police officers were injured in the fight. The militant, who died in the clash, has been found to be of Syrian origin, said the governor's office on Monday. Releasing a statement, the governor's office said that the terrorist, with a code name ''Ferhat'', was of Syrian origin and is the head of the terrorists in rural area in Trabzon's Macka town.

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