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Monday, 22 September 2014 - 15:42
Turkey clamps down on Syria border after Kurdish unrest.
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Turkey has begun to close some of its border crossings with Syria after at least 70,000 Kurdish refugees entered the country since Friday.

This follows clashes on Sunday between Turkish security forces and protesting Kurds. The closures may stop Kurdish fighters entering Syria to fight IS.

Most refugees are from the town of Kobane, where a massacre by the approaching militants is feared.

IS has taken over large swathes of Iraq and Syria in recent months.
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