December 4, 2019 / 12:27 AM
Two Turkish soldiers killed in northern Syria and Iraq

The Turkish Defense Ministry announced that two soldiers were killed, northern Syria and Iraq.

A statement issued by the ministry said that a soldier was killed in the area of ​​Operation Spring of Peace in northern Syria, by mortar shells fired by "PKK terrorists."
The statement stressed that "the Turkish forces responded to the sources of rocket fire within the framework of the legitimate right to self-defense, which destroyed terrorist targets."
The statement added that a soldier was killed in the area of ​​ claw operation in northern Iraq, in clashes between Turkish forces and the PKK  fighters.
The statement said that the clashes also resulted in the injury of a soldier who was taken to hospital.
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