Syrians flee for Turkish border after 'plane attack'

Aftermath of Syrian jet attack on border town
Scores of Syrian civilians have fled into Turkey after a reported plane attack at the border. Credit: APTN
Aftermath of Syrian jet attack on border town
The rebel-held town of Ras al-Ain was attacked this morning, Reuters reported. Credit: APTN
Aftermath of Syrian jet attack on border town
A giant plume of smoke rose after a Syrian jet, supported by helicopters, reportedly bombed the area. Credit: APTN
Aftermath of Syrian jet attack on border town
The injured were taken to hospitals, though details on casualties remained unknown. Credit: APTN

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