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ISIL fires across Syrian border and kills a lone sentry. Turkey unleashes three F-16 fighter jets in retribution

Turkish warplanes struck Islamic State group targets across the border in Syria on Friday, government officials said, a day after IS militants fired at a Turkish military outpost, killing a soldier.

The bombing is a strong tactical shift for Turkey, which had long been reluctant to join the U.S.-led coalition against the extremist group.

Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said the airstrikes had "removed potential threats" to Turkey and targets were hit with "100 per cent accuracy." He did not rule out further strikes, saying Turkey was determined to stave off all terror threats against it.

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