Tuesday, November 13, 2012

WSJ Syrian Jet Bombs Area Near Turkish Border

ISTANBUL—Turkey said that a Syrian war plane bombed a rebel-held town just meters from the border on Monday, shattering windows in a nearby Turkish town and sending scores of Syrian refugees fleeing across the neighbors' shared frontier.

Along Turkey's border, the Syrian jet struck rebel positions in the Syrian town of Ras al-Ain, which fell to rebels on Thursday during an advance into the war-torn nation's mixed Arab and Kurdish northeast. At least 16 Syrians were killed and 31 were wounded in the strike, Turkey's state news agency reported. Television images from the Turkish town of Ceylanpinar, which is separated ...


http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323894704578114304048246468.html

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