Turkish soldier killed, 18 Islamic State fighters ‘neutralized’ in Syria clash

One Turkish soldier was killed and three slightly wounded in a clash with Islamic State fighters in Syria in which 18 militants were “neutralized”, the Turkish military said in a statement on Wednesday.

Separately, U.S.-led coalition warplanes launched nine air strikes on Islamic State targets in northern Syria, “neutralizing” five militants, the statement said in a daily round up on a Turkish-backed military operation in Syria launched in August.

Source: Reuters

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