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Antalya Holiday Resort In Turkey Hit By Rockets

The missiles were fired from the nearby mountainous area.

14/10/2016 11:24

A Turkish holiday resort has been hit by rockets in the region of Antalya, local media reports.

No casualties have yet been recorded following the strike.

Local news agency Dogan reports that a group of unidentified militants carried out the rocket attacks, which hit a fisherman’s depot.

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A Turkish holiday resort has been hit by rockets in the region of Antalya (file image).

The agency reports that two rockets were fired from a mountainous area.

Conflicting reports state that three rockets were fired.

Ambulances and special forces police have been sent to the area.

It is unclear what the motive for the attack was.

Turkey has been hit by a string of attacks both by so-called Islamic State militants and Kurdish rebels.

Antalya is the largest Turkish city on the Mediterranean coast with more than one million people living in its metropolitan area.

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