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Syrian shell falls in Turkish town

Feb. 15, 2013 at 12:37 PM   |   Comments

ANKARA, Turkey, Feb. 15 (UPI) -- A mortar shell Turkish officials said was fired from Syria fell in the town of Yayladagi in Hatay province in southern Turkey. No casualties were reported.

The shell was fired Thursday during clashes between forces loyal to the Syrian regime and rebels in the town of Kasab in Syria's Latakia governorate, the Anatolia news agency reported Friday.

Officials said the shell landed about a half-mile from Turkey's Kayapinar military outpost.

Turkey responded with strikes against Syrian army targets, Today's Zaman reported.e shell was fired during clashes between forces loyal to the Syrian regime and rebels

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