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Turkey Returns Fire at Syria

Sunday, 07 Oct 2012 09:37 AM

AKCAKALE, Turkey —  Turkish artillery fired toward Syria minutes after a Syrian shell landed on Turkish territory, an Associated Press video journalist reports.

The Syrian shell landed some 200 yards inside Turkey, near the border town of Akcakale. A short time later, at least six mortars could be heard fired from Turkey. It was the fifth day in a row that Turkey returned fire.

Abdulhakim Ayhan, the mayor of Akcakale, confirmed that Turkish artillery immediately returned fire.

The Turks have been returning fire since Wednesday when Syrian shelling killed five civilians in a Turkish border town.

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Turkish artillery fired toward Syria minutes after a Syrian shell landed on Turkish territory, an Associated Press video journalist reports.
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