Turkey continues Syria shelling, seeks approval for military action
Turkey's military has launched fresh artillery strikes against Syria. It had earlier fired on the war-torn state in retaliation to the shelling coming from the Syrian side which killed five Turkish civilians. Several Syrians were also reported dead as a result of the unprecedented military exchange.
Turkey's Parliament authorized military operations against Syria on Thursday and its military fired on targets there for a second day after deadly shelling from Syria killed five civilians in a Turkish border town. (Oct. 4)