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Turkish serviceman killed in Syria

(MENAFN - Trend News Agency) Baku, Azerbaijan, March 15

By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend:

A Turkish soldier was killed in Syria's Jarabulus district, which was freed during the anti-terrorist Operation Euphrates Shield, Trend reports referring to Turkey's Ministry of National Defense.

The Turkish soldier fell during a special operation conducted by the Turkish Armed Forces on March 15.

Another Turkish serviceman was killed in Syria's Afrin district on Feb. 18, 2019.

On Jan. 20, 2018, Turkish Armed Forces, together with the Free Syrian Army, launched the Operation Olive Branch in Afrin, Syria.

On Aug. 24, 2016, the Turkish Armed Forces launched the Operation Euphrates Shield against the "Islamic State", and with the support of the Syrian opposition liberated the border town of Jarablus, as well as Al-Bab in northern Syria.


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