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Turkish soldiers killed in clash with IS

AAP logoAAP 6/09/2016

Two Turkish soldiers have been killed and five others wounded after Islamic State fired on Turkish tanks in northern Syria, DHA news agency reports, citing the Turkish military.

The two tanks were hit by missiles during clashes with the extremist militia near the city of al-Rai.

Two rebels from the Free Syrian Army were also killed, other Turkish media reports say.

The Free Syrian Army has been fighting with Turkish forces in their offensive against Islamic State and the Syrian Kurds in the border region.

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