2019-10-10: On Thursday (10 October), several people were killed in border towns in south-eastern Turkey by shelling from Syria. Dozens of people were injured. Casualties were reported from Akçakale, Ceylanpınar, Nusaybin and Mardin.
Heightened security measures and operations of security forces are to be expected. Ongoing armed clashes are to be expected. Travellers are advised to exercise high caution, to strictly avoid operations of security forces, and to follow instructions from security forces.