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Military Moves Air Defenses To Syrian Border

June 28 2012


Turkish officials have confirmed the deployment of rocket launchers and anti-aircraft guns to its border with Syria, the BBC reports.

The move is seen as a response to last week's downing of a Turkish F-4 Phantom jet by Syrian forces.

The aircraft crashed into the Mediterranean Sea after briefly entering Syrian airspace. The two pilots remain missing.

Columns of military vehicles have been seen moving from military bases to the border towns of Yayladagi and Reyhanli, both...

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