1 more Turkish soldier dies, bringing total loss to 38 in operation against ISIL

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With the death of a soldier injured in an attack on Wednesday carried out by the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in Syria’s al-Bab region, the number of Turkish soldiers killed during Turkey’s Operation Euphrates Shield, which began in August, has increased to 38.

The wounded soldier died in a Gaziantep hospital. His funeral will be held in his hometown of Yozgat.

The ISIL attack took place on Wednesday morning near a field hospital where the Turkish soldiers were deployed.

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