Two Turkish soldiers killed, 15 slightly wounded in Syria

08 Feb, 2017 3:35 pm

ANKARA – Two Turkish soldiers were killed and 15 were slightly wounded in clashes with Islamic State militants in northern Syria on Wednesday morning, Turkey’s armed forces said in a written statement.

Syrian rebels, supported by the Turkish military, seized control of strategically important hills around the Islamic State-controlled town of al-Bab in operations launched overnight, the army said earlier on Wednesday. -Reuters

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