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A Syrian man runs away followed by a Turkish soldier in the Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar, near the Syrian town of Ras al-Ain, on November 14, 2012.
Reuters reports — A Syrian warplane bombed the town of Ras al-Ain near the Turkish border for a third day on Wednesday as forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad pressed an air assault to dislodge rebels.
The jet struck twice before circling and bombing again, rocking buildings on the Turkish side of the frontier and sending up huge plumes of smoke, a Reuters reporter in the Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar said.
It marked the third day of a jet bombardment that has brought Syria's civil war back perilously close to Turkish soil, testing a promise by Ankara to defend itself against any spillover of violence from its neighbor. Read the full story.
Syrian jets and helicopters attacked a rebel-held town just feet from the Turkish border, sending scores of civilians fleeing into Turkey. NBCNews.com's Dara Brown reports.