Skip to comments.Turkey Scrambles Two F-16s To Syrian Border
Posted on 10/12/2012 10:05:59 AM PDT by mojito
For the first time since July, Turkey scrambled two F-16 fighter jets to the Syrian border following a Syrian military helicopter bombed the border town of Azmarin. The WSJ reports that the two fighters flew along the border shortly after 2pm local time following heavy fighting between rebels and Syrian government forces. Booming explosions and the rattle of machine guns around Azmarin could be heard Friday morning from the small Turkish border town of Hacipasa. One eyewitness said the Syrian attack helicopter retreated when the Turkish jets flew along the border. Turkey's move on Friday to scramble jets close to the fighting inside Syria comes amid a sharp escalation of tensions along the shared 565-mile frontier.
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I have read that Russia has over 30,000 boots on the ground. They also have several sea assets in the area. This is heating up quickly.
We have troops and assets in the theater.
It’s Obama’s fault.
O needs to refrain from supporting the radical Muslim rebels. If anything we should back Assad against these Muslim Brotherhood types. Get our troops out of there!