Turkish soldier killed in northwest Syria

Soldier killed when explosive device went off during security search in Afrin

Turkish soldier killed in northwest Syria

World Bulletin / News Desk

A Turkish soldier was killed when an explosive device went off during a security search in northwestern Syria, the military said Friday. 

In a statement, the Turkish General Staff said the soldier was killed Thursday in Afrin, where Turkey on Jan. 20 launched Operation Olive Branch to remove YPG/PKK and ISIL terrorists from the area. 

On March 18, Turkish troops and the Free Syrian Army liberated the Afrin district center.

Last Mod: 20 Nisan 2018, 09:03
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