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Turkish army on lookout for tunnels in northern Idlib

Turkish forces have been leading security campaigns on the border with Syria, where they were able to destroy a number of tunnels used to smuggle people from Syria into Turkey.
A Turkish soldier stands behind the border with Syria.
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Turkish forces have intensified their deployment on the border strip north of the Idlib governorate in northwest Syria in their search for tunnels used by smugglers to bring people illegally from Syria into Turkey.

According to a report by The New Arab website on Aug. 12, more than 30 Turkish armored vehicles were deployed near the town of Atma on the border strip with Turkey north of Idlib after Turkish forces received information about tunnels in the area used to smuggle people into Turkish territories. One of those tunnels was detected and blown up within a few hours.

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