Turkish parliament has today approved issuing a mandate for cross-border military operations against Syria in response to the shelling of the Turkish city of Sanl?urfa by the Syrian army, TRT TV channel reported.
At least 5 people were killed in Sanl?urfa province on Wednesday, when a mortar exploded in the town center. According to Turkish electron media outlets, Syrian government army fired at the city.
In response to the shelling Turkey bombed the site in Syrian territory, from where the fire opened.
NATO and the UN demanded from Syria to immediately cease all acts of aggression against Turkey. Syrian authorities expressed their condolences to the families of the dead and began investigating the incident.
In mid-September, a few houses in Turkey have already suffered from Syrian shells. Three people were injured then.