Turkish jets on Sunday night destroyed around 17 Islamic State (IS) targets near Al-Bab in northern Syria under the Euphrates Shield operation. Turkish Air Force hit at least two IS-occupied buildings in Al-Bab region with 16 bombs and 17 IS targets were destroyed by the attack, Xinhua quoted Anadolu Agency as saying.
Meanwhile, two Turkish soldiers were wounded in a IS attack in northern Syria on the same day. The soldiers were wounded when IS bombed an area near the city of Al-Bab, north of Aleppo, where Turkish troops are located. The wounded were taken to a hospital in Turkey’s border province of Gaziantep, according to hospital sources. On Saturday, one Turkish soldier was killed in a similar IS attack to Turkish troops.
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