Syrian helicopters bomb border area near Turkey

  • Associated Press
  • November 11, 2012 - 5:20 AM

AMMAN, Jordan - Syrian activists say regime forces have attacked a border area with Turkey using helicopters and artillery after rebels captured a crossing point.

The Britain-based activist group Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the Ras al-Ain border area was "under siege" on Sunday as tens of rebels tried to hold onto the border crossing.

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