Turkish army: 3 soldiers killed in ISIL attack in northern Syria

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A statement from the Turkish military said on Tuesday that threeTurkish soldiers were killed and five others were wounded after the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) launched a rocket attack on two Turkish tanks near the village of al-Waqf in northern Syria.

According to military sources, Turkey-backed Free Syrian Army (FSA) fighters seized two villages last week as part of an operation called Euphrates Shield, which started on Aug. 24. Two FSA fighters were also killed, while two others were wounded, the Turkish military said.

 

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