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Five Turkish soldiers killed in clashes with Islamic State in Syria - Dogan agency
February 9, 2017 / 12:37 PM / in 8 months

Five Turkish soldiers killed in clashes with Islamic State in Syria - Dogan agency

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Five Turkish soldiers were killed and 10 were wounded in clashes with Islamic State militants during operations to seize control of the northern Syrian town of al-Bab from the jihadists, Dogan news agency reported on Thursday.

It said these casualties, during clashes on Thursday morning, were in addition to five Turkish soldiers killed in the same area on Wednesday.

Writing by Daren Butler; Editing by David Dolan

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