NATO says Syrian Scuds hit ’near‘ Turkey

15.12.2012                      02.Tewet. 5773                      Channuka 7; Mikez


NATO says Syrian Scuds hit 'near' Turkey

Rockets landing near Turkey "worrisome", NATO says; Syria denies firing long-range missiles.

NATO accused Syrian President Bashar Assad's forces of firing Scud missiles that landed near to the Turkish border, in explaining why it was sending anti-missile batteries and troops to the bloc's frontier.
The Syrian government, which finds itself under attack from rebels in the capital Damascus and by a diplomatic alliance of Arab and Western powers, denies firing such long-range, Soviet-built rockets and had no immediate comment on the latest charge….