Turkey scrambles tanks to create ‘buffer zone’ on Syria border

Amid talk of a potential Turkish military intervention in Syria, the Turkish military is deploying tanks to the common border to create a “military buffer zone” there, Press TV reports, quoting AFP.

On Monday, Turkish armed forces began amassing near the Turkish border city of Sanliurfa.

The agency said Turkish officials were also discussing the potential intervention.

The planned buffer zone stretches 110 kilometers long and 28 kilometers wide between the southern Turkish towns of Karkamis and Oncupinar.

The forces are deploying opposite the border town of Kobani, AFP said.

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