Report: Turkey returns fire on Syria after mortar bomb

By REUTERS
October 8, 2012 15:11




HACIPASA - The Turkish military launched a retaliatory strike on Syria on Monday after a mortar bomb fired from Syrian soil landed in countryside in Turkey's southern province of Hatay, a Turkish state official told Reuters.

It was the sixth consecutive day of Turkish retaliation. The round from Syria landed 150-200 metres within Turkey's border in the district of Hacipasa at about 3 pm, the official said.

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