Turkish army returns fire after Syrian mortar strike

By REUTERS
October 6, 2012 11:19

ISTANBUL - The Turkish military returned fire after a mortar bomb shot from Syria landed in countryside in southern Turkey on Saturday, the state-run Anatolian news agency reported.

It was the latest in a series of Turkish retaliatory strikes in response to mortar bombs and shelling by Syrian forces that have killed five Turkish civilians further east along the border. The report did not give any further details on the Turkish retaliation.


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