A tank is unloaded from a truck as Turkish armed forces drive towards the border with Syria near Akcakale in Sanliurfa province on Tuesday. Photo: AFP

Turkey strikes Syria-Iraq border in preparation for attack after US pull-out

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A tank is unloaded from a truck as Turkish armed forces drive towards the border with Syria near Akcakale in Sanliurfa province on Tuesday. Photo: AFP
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