Two Turkish soldiers die in northern Syria operation - security sources

by Reuters
Tuesday, 20 September 2016 09:15 GMT

DIYARBAKIR, Turkey, Sept 20 (Reuters) - Two Turkish soldiers were killed by an explosion during the "Euphrates Shield" military operation in northern Syria, security sources said.

The explosion hit an area between Jarablus and al-Rai, the sources said. The soldiers were wounded in the blast and then transported to a hospital in the Turkish city of Gaziantep where they later died, the sources said.

A total of 10 soldiers have been killed during the operation, they added. (Writing by Daren Butler; Editing by David Dolan)

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