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Five Turkish soldiers killed by Islamic State in north Syria

Islamic States Militants Had Carried Out The Attack In Al-Bab, A Town That Syrian Rebels Are Trying To Retake From IS Militants.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Apoorva Nawaz | Updated on: 21 Jan 2017, 09:02:17 AM
Five Turkish soldiers killed by Islamic State (file pics)


Five Turkish soldiers have allegedly been killed by the terror outfit Islamic State group while nine others soldiers have been wounded after a bomb attack in a northern Syrian town.

On Friday, the military said Islamic States militants had carried out the attack in Al-Bab, a town that Syrian rebels are trying to retake from IS militants.  

Turkish army also said 23 militants have been killed and IS's 200 positions in northern Syria have been targeted. With the fresh case of violence, the new Turkish death toll has been raised to 54.

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First Published : 21 Jan 2017, 08:55:00 AM