Monday, November 04, 2013

PressTV - Turkey seizes huge chemicals haul near Syria border

PressTV - Turkey seizes huge chemicals haul near Syria border:
 Turkish authorities say they have seized a large quantity of chemicals on the country’s border with Syria, adding that the chemicals “could be transformed into weapons.”

Turkey’s army said in a statement issued on Sunday that a convoy of three vehicles attempted to smuggle the chemicals across the border on Saturday near the southeastern Turkish town of Reyhanli.

Para-military police were forced to shoot out the tires of the vehicles to stop them, arresting one of the drivers while the other suspects fled in the direction of Syria...