Report: Islamic State car bomb kills 5 Turkish soldiers near Syria's al-Bab

By REUTERS
January 20, 2017 15:42

 
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ISTANBUL - Five Turkish soldiers were killed and nine wounded on Friday in a car bomb attack by Islamic State militants in the Suflaniyah area near the northern Syrian town of al-Bab, the Turkish military said in a statement.

The Turkish army and Syrian rebels launched an operation in August to drive the jihadists away from the border region and have besieged the Islamic State-controlled town of al-Bab for weeks.

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