Two Turkish soldiers killed in Al-Bab attack

The attack comes hours after a suicide bomber attacked Turkish-backed rebels outside the Syrian town


Afp February 24, 2017
A file photo of Turkish soldiers. PHOTO: REUTERS

ANKARA: Two Turkish soldiers were killed in a suicide attack in the former IS bastion of Al-Bab on Friday, the prime minister said, hours after a suicide bomber attacked Turkish-backed rebels outside the Syrian town.

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"There was a suicide attack which killed two of our soldiers and we have injured," Binali Yildirim said, adding they had been carrying out road checks in the town which rebels claimed they had seized from the Islamic State group Thursday.

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