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Total of 14 Turkish soldiers killed in latest fighting near Syria's al-bab - Army
December 21, 2016 / 6:59 PM / a year ago

Total of 14 Turkish soldiers killed in latest fighting near Syria's al-bab - Army

ANKARA (Reuters) - A total of 14 Turkish soldiers were killed and more than 33 were wounded in clashes with Islamic State militants near the northern Syrian town of al-Bab on Wednesday, while 138 jihadists were killed in the fighting, Turkey’s military said.

Turkish-backed Syrian rebels have been besieging the Islamic State-controlled town of al-Bab for weeks.

Reporting by Orhan Coskun; Writing by David Dolan

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