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16 April 2014, Wednesday
 
 
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Turkey strikes Syria after mortar shell hits Hatay

A SYRIAN MORTAR SHELL FELL IN HATAY. (PHOTO: CIHAN, FAZILET CANDAN)
15 February 2013, Friday /TODAYSZAMAN.COM, İSTANBUL
Turkey has struck Syrian army targets after a mortar shell hit a forested area in the southern Turkish province of Hatay.

Clashes erupted between pro-regime forces and opposition fighters in the town of Kasab in Syria's Latakia governorate and the mortar shell hit the Yayladağı district of Hatay as a result of the clashes.

The mortar shell fell in a forested area -- one kilometer from the Kayapınar military base. Sources said the Turkish army immediately retaliated against the Syrian forces.

 
 
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