Turkish jets destroy 17 ISIS targets in northern Syria

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.

By: IANS | Ankara | Updated: November 21, 2016 9:32 am
e. Iran occasionally announces fighting and detaining militants it accuses of IS links. Photo for representational purpose. (File Photo)

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.