Two Turkish soldiers were killed and 15 others “slightly” injured in clashes with ISIS militants in the Syrian city of al-Bab on Wednesday, the Turkish military said in a statement.
The statement added that 58 ISIS terrorists were “neutralized” in northern Syria in the last 24 hours by Turkish forces.
Heavy clashes are now ongoing in the western outskirts of al-Bab where the Turkish army and pro-Turkish militants are attempting to advance against ISIS terrorists holding the important town.
“The Turkish Armed Forces also hit 254 Daesh [ISIS] targets in northern Syria, said the General Staff statement.
Meanwhile, Turkish jets conducted 65 air raids and destroyed 58 buildings, including three tunnel entrances and an armed vehicle in northern Syria. Coalition jets also conducted seven air raids and hit 13 Daesh targets in Syria Al-Bab region, the statement sai,” Anadolu Agency’s article on the issue reads.