Turkey returns fire across Syrian border

The Syrian shell landed inside the Turkish border
The Syrian shell landed inside the Turkish border Credit: APTN

Turkish artillery fired towards Syria for a fifth day in a row today, minutes after a Syrian shell landed on Turkish territory.

A Syrian shell landed 200 metres inside Turkey, near the border town of Akcakale. Town mayor Abdulhakim Ayhan said that Turkish artillery immediately returned fire.

The Turkish army are returning fire across the Syrian border
The Turkish army are returning fire across the Syrian border Credit: APTN

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Turkey returns fire to Syria

Turkish forces fired across the border into Syria today after a shell launched from Syria landed in Turkey's border town of Akcakale.