Over two dozen Turkish tanks conducted a maneuver along the Syrian border as Turkish army continued its military buildup in the region.

Over two dozen Turkish tanks conducted a maneuver along the Syrian border on Wednesday as Turkish army continued its military buildup in the region.

A local governor said the maneuver near Nusaybin town of the southeastern province of Mardin was a routine exercise which "tested tactical capabilities of the tanks."

The governor said the maneuver would last a few more days.

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