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14 Turkish soldiers killed, 33 wounded in attacks by IS militants in Syria

The Toll Is The Heaviest In A Single Day Loss For The Turkish Army In Its Syria Operation That Started In August.

PTI | Updated on: 22 Dec 2016, 08:14:50 AM
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A total of 14 Turkish soldiers were killed and 33 wounded on Thursday in attacks by Islamic State (IS) jihadists in Syria as the military backs rebels seeking to take the town of Al Bab from the extremists, the army said.

The toll, the heaviest in a single day loss for the Turkish army in its Syria operation that started in August, came infighting with jihadists that included three suicide car bomb attacks, the army added in a statement quoted by Turkish media. 

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First Published : 22 Dec 2016, 07:43:00 AM

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