Turkey to use 'greater force' if Syrian shelling continues

Turkey's military chief has said the country will respond with greater force if Syrian cross-border shelling continues, Reuters reported, citing state television.

Smoke rises after a shell fired from Syria lands on the Turkish-Syrian border on October 7
Smoke rises after a shell fired from Syria lands on the Turkish border earlier this week Credit: Reuters/Anadolu Agency

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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.