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Report: Turkey foils dissident Syrian's kidnap
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ANKARA, Turkey: Turkey's state-run news agency says Turkish police have clashed with four armed Syrians who allegedly attempted to abduct a prominent Syrian opposition lawyer based in Turkey. All four were arrested.

The Anadolu Agency reports that the Syrians broke into a home in Turkey's border Hatay province early on Wednesday, forced the lawyer into a car and headed toward the frontier.

Anadolu says a firefight broke out between the Syrians and police in a forested area. Two of them were injured and detained at the scene, while the other two were caught following a chase.

Anadolu identified the lawyer - who was not hurt - by his initials M.E. and said he was a prominent opposition figure.

Turkey is serving a base for Syria's opposition.

 
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