Turkey-Syria border wall nearly 1/3 complete

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(World Bulletin) Nearly one-third of Turkey’s rocket-resistant concrete wall being built along the border with Syria has been completed, Turkish security sources told Anadolu Agency Thursday.

Out of the 911-kilometer (559.2-mile) long planned wall, 300 kilometers (186.4 miles) is complete, sources said.

Turkish Interior Ministry gave nearly 250 million Turkish liras to governorates of border provinces of Sirnak, Mardin, Sanliurfa, Kilis, Gaziantep and Hatay for the construction of the wall, sources said.

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