Four Turkish soldiers killed, nine hurt in Syria attack on Idlib

Agence France-Presse. Ankara | Published: 14:28, Feb 03,2020 | Updated: 14:31, Feb 03,2020

 
 

Turkey has 12 observation posts in the north-western region of Idlib as part of a Turkey-Russia deal to prevent a regime offensive. —AFP photo

Four Turkish soldiers were killed Monday by Syrian regime shelling in the northwestern region of Idlib, Turkey’s defence ministry said.

Nine other soldiers were wounded, including one seriously, the ministry said in a statement, adding that Turkish forces retaliated and ‘destroyed targets’.

Turkey has 12 observation posts in the region as part of a Turkey-Russia deal to prevent a regime offensive.

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