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The Turkish military has started a retributive strike on Syria after a mortar bomb was fired from Syrian area landed in rural area in the southern province of Hatay, Reuters news agency...
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NHK - Turkey strikes back after Syrian attack

NHK World News ---- Nippon Hōsō Kyōkai Description -- Turkey's military forces have fired on Syria after a mortar shell hit a Turkish border town, killing 5 residents. The shell from Syria landed in the Turkish town of Akcakale on Wednesday. Authorities say 5 people, including a woman and her 3 children were killed. 10 others were wounded. After the attack, Turkey released a statement, saying that its armed forces had fired on Syria in retaliation. In June, Syrian forces shot down a Turkish warplane. Since then, Turkey has warned of prompt action against Syria should its security be threatened again. The latest military duel has further raised tensions between the 2 countries. Turkey has provided support for the opposition Free Syrian Army. It has also been building up its military forces in the border area where it has deployed tanks. Oct. 3, 2012 - Updated 21:27 UTC (06:27 JST)
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