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A military vehicle is patrolling the region in Hatay province. AA Photo

A military vehicle is patrolling the region in Hatay province. AA Photo

An anti-aircraft shell fired from Syrian territory hit a health center in the southern province of Hatay today, daily Hürriyet has reported.

It remains unknown if the shell was fired by Syrian army or opposition forces.

No casualties were reported in the incident.


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Hakan Salci

10/23/2012 9:07:22 PM

The Syrian debacle is nothing but the ploy and play of foreign powers. Turkey, or rather Erdogan, is playing a very dangerous game, he is residing and inflaming over a sectarian issue pitting Sunnis against Shia's; i.e. Muslim against Muslim. Everyone should take their hands off Syria and let the country decide on its own what the future will be.


10/23/2012 5:23:14 PM

I doubt very much that these provocative incidents are instigated by Mr. Assad's army. Subsequently, I believe they are instigated by those who would benefit if Turkey retaliates and if this escalates to a full fledged war. Its really a non brainer. Regards

Aryeh Rapaport

10/23/2012 4:08:38 PM

Not a good cause for WAR? Every passing hour, day we come closer to war. We should recognize a larger conflict between Sunni & Shia . Syria will be beginning of 21st century era of confrontation between two-2 sectarian sides IRAQ, IRAN vs Turkey, Egypt, SA, UAE, & Sunnis around the world. Erdogan promotes Sunnis agenda & strategy by dumping Israel, supporting concept of Jihad with Hamas & Syria terrorists! Many Turks, Sunnis, Muslims will die because of Erdogans policies, adventures..

Sam Steel

10/23/2012 4:05:47 PM

How can an anti aircraft shell be possibly shot by the Syrian army?? last I heard the terrorists do not have planes.
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