Newspaper: Turkish Air Force bombs Syrian border territories
Azerbaijan, Baku, October 28/Trend, R. Hafizoglu/
The Turkish Air Force bombed Syrian border territories in response to rocket attacks against Turkish border areas, the Turkish newspaper Sabah reported today citing military sources.
According to the newspaper, five F16 fighters were involved in the operation.
It was earlier reported that school classes were stopped due to intensive military operations in Turkey's border areas with Syria.
A Turkish citizen was killed today in the fighting.
During the conflict in Syria, which began in March 2011, over 115, 000 people have been killed and over 4.2 million have become refugees in Syria and two million have fled to neighbouring countries. Most refugees flee to Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey. The total population of Syria before the conflict was 20 million.