Turkish jets patrol near Syria border
DİYARBAKIR – Doğan News Agency
AA PhotoTurkish fighter jets conducted a sortie near Turkey’s border with Syria on Nov.12 amid an escalation in the fight between armed rebels and Syrian security forces near the border.
F-16 jets, armed with ammunition, took off from the southeastern province of Diyarbakır with an urgent mission to patrol Turkey’s border with Syria, Doğan news agency reported.
It was also claimed that the pilots were given orders to attack Syrian jets in the event of any border violation from the southern neighbor.