Monday, March 31, 2014

Tensions Rising On The Syrian - Turkish Border

Turkey Fires Into Syria After Rocket Hits Mosque At Border -- IBTimes

Turkish military have returned fire to Syria in a tit-for-tat attack after a rocket and mortar shells hit a mosque near the border, injuring a Syrian woman.

The incident took place in the Yayladagi town, a Turkish province on the border with Syria, where clashes between Syrian troops and the Free Syrian Army intensified.

Three artillery shells fell in the Turkish countryside during battles between the rebel forces in Syria and forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad for the control of the Armenian Christian village of Kasab.

A rocket hit the Haci Bilal mosque in central Yayladagi, which is sited across from a Syrian refugee camp. The mosque's wall partly collapsed injuring a 60-year-old Syrian refugee who was passing by.

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More News On Tensions Rising On The Syrian - Turkish Border

Turkey Fires Artillery into Syria in Border Incident -- Naharnet
Syrian rocket hits Turkish mosque, injures refugee -- AP
Syrian rocket hits Turkish mosque -- Hurriyet News
Turkey's military says Syria 'harassed' Turkish jets -- Turkish Press
Report: Syria deploys anti-aircraft missile batteries along Turkish border -- Jerusalem Post
Turkey accused of sending fighters to Syria -- Al Jazeera
Turkey ‘sending foreign fighters to Latakia’ -- Gulf News/AFP
Turkey's ISIS problem -- Long War Journal
Is The Syrian Civil War About To Go Fully Regional? -- Carlo Davis, New Republic

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