Skip to comments.Turkish jets intercept Syrian plane (Missile parts from Russia on board.)
Posted on 10/10/2012 7:06:32 PM PDT by Islander7
Turkish military jets have forced a Syrian passenger plane to land at Ankara airport on suspicion that it might be carrying weapons or other military equipment.
The incident came amid heightened tensions between Turkey and Syria which have sparked fears of a wider regional conflict.
The Syrian Air airliner was travelling from Moscow when it was intercepted by F16 jets as it entered Turkish air space and was escorted to the capital's Esenboga Airport, state-run TRT television reported.
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Vanna, I would like to solve.
Next, the Russians will fly the stuff directly.
The rebels are trying to dupe NATO into a Lybia style operation which is what the Islamo in Chief really prefers.
We ought to stay out of it and let nature take its course, Whichever side wins would stick a knife in our back.
None of the parties concerned are our friends, were our friends and will never be our friends.
Let's stay out of it! As far away as possible.
Syrian army pushing rebels out of Damascus, activists say
TheNewsTribune.com-Oct 1, 2012
The Syrian Network for Human Rights listed 483 women and children as among the dead across the country..
The Syrian government stopped publicizing casualties among the army and security forces earlier this year, though in June the Syrian governments own reports indicated rebels were sometimes killing dozens of soldiers each day. The number of total dead in the conflict is now likely more than 35,000.