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Turkish military buildup on border

Saturday, October 06, 2012 - 00:45

Oct. 6 - Turkey positioned tanks and other military vehicles along the Syrian border after a number of mortar rounds landed on Turkish soil. Deborah Gembara reports

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A show of force by Turkey's military along the Syrian border. Tanks and several types of of military vehicles were lined up at this army compound, their barrels directed across the border. A military watchtower could be seen on the border as well as freshly dug bunkers as soldiers surveyed the Syrian side of the border. On Saturday, Turkey returned fire after a mortar shot from Syria landed on Turkish soil. It comes a day after Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan warned Damascus that Turkey would not shy away from war if provoked.

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Turkish military buildup on border

Saturday, October 06, 2012 - 00:45