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Turkish shelling kills 10 Syrian civilians: Monitor

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Shelling from Turkish forces killed 10 civilians in northeastern Syria on Saturday, increasing the civilian death toll from the Turkish offensive to 28, a monitor said.

At least seven people have been killed in air strikes and shelling around the border towns of Ras al-Ain and Tel Abyad, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

Another three were killed by artillery fire on the mainly Kurdish city of Qamishli further east, the Britain-based war monitor said.

On the Turkish side of the border, 17 civilians have been killed, according to Turkish reports.