A new and more dangerous step on Turkey vs. Syria war games… #savaşahayır

Smoke rises over the streets after a shell landed from Syria in the Turkish border village of Akcakale, south-eastern Sanliurfa province, 3 October 2012

Akcakale has been fired on several times over the past few weeks

Turkey hits targets in Syria: PM

from Hurriyet Daily News
Targets in Syria has been bombed in return to a deadly attack which killed 5 people in southeeastern Turkey, Prime Minister has said.


Turkey strikes Syrian targets after cross-border mortar bomb kills five

from World news: Turkey | guardian.co.uk by Martin Chulov

Escalation in border tensions comes amid day of grave violence inside Syria

Turkey’s military have struck targets inside Syria in response to a mortar bomb fired from Syrian territory which killed five Turkish civilians, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s office said in a statement.

The mortar fired from the Syrian side into the region of Akçakale sparked an urgent round of meetings with military chiefs and led the Turkish foreign minister, Ahmed Davagotlu, to formally complain to UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon.

Syrian shell kills five in Turkey

from Yahoo news
Turkey contacts the UN and Nato after Syrian shells kill five people in a Turkish town near the border between the two countries

Ankara furious as Syria shells kill five inside Turkey

from Yahoo news
Turkey protested angrily to the UN and NATO after Syrian shelling Wednesday killed five people in a town near the border.




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