A total of four rocket projectiles, apparently fired from Syria, have injured eight people, including three Syrians, in Turkey's southeastern border province of Kilis on Sunday.
According to sources speaking anonymously since they are not authorized to talk to the media, one rocket landed early Sunday morning in a yard in the Beşevler neighborhood and the other one hit a parking area near Cumhuriyet Street.
Another rocket fell to a building in Kazım Karabekir neighborhood later in the day, injuring two residents.
The injured were taken to Kilis State Hospital.
Police have increased the security measures in the region.
Turkey has been under indiscriminate rocket attack from Syria since mid-January.
In the Kilis province alone, a total of 18 people have been killed and 60 others have been wounded as a result.
The distance between Kilis city center and the Syrian border is less than four kilometers in some areas.
The rockets are believed to have been fired from a Daesh-controlled region in Syria, where Daesh and Syrian opposition have been fighting to expand their control over the territory between the towns of Azaz and al-Rai since early April.
Occasional stray rockets and mortars land in southern and southeastern Turkey due to the conflict in neighboring Syria. Despite a ceasefire in the country, violence still persists in the area.
Kilis, which is home to large numbers of Syrian refugees exceeding its own population, has suffered repeatedly from cross-border shelling. The rockets became an almost daily occasion in the small town where locals recently rallied for more security measures.
Under Turkey's rules of engagement, the military responds immediately by shelling Daesh positions in Syria.
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