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    Turkish towns evacuated on border with Syria

    euronews (in English)

    by euronews (in English)

    The border village of Akcakale is being evacuated, as Syria's civil war spills over into Turkey.

    Rebels seized control of the Tal Abyad gate on Wednesday and government forces are pushing to take it back.

    Akcakale's mayor says a third of residents have been evacuated, and the rest are being warned to stay away.

    This man explains how he has been forced from his home: