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Thu Oct 4, 2012, 07:08 AM

Turkey's parliament authorises military action in Syria [View all]

Source: BBC

Turkey's parliament has authorised troops to cross into Syria, if required by the government.

The decision followed an emergency session in response to a government request for the military action, after two women and three children were killed in a border town by Syrian shelling.

The vote was passed 320-129.

Turkey has been firing at targets inside Syria, in retaliation for the deaths on Wednesday.

Read more: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-19830928

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