Child wounded in rocket attack in Turkey’s Kilis succumbs to injuries
KİLİS – Doğan News Agency
AP photoA child who was heavily wounded in a rocket attack by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in the southeastern province of Kilis last week has died, increasing the death toll to 18 in similar incidents since January.
Muhammed Idlisa, a 14-year-old Syrian, succumbed to his injuries in an intensive care unit on April 27.
Katyusha rockets fired from an ISIL-controlled region in northern Syria hit Kilis on April 22, killing three people.
Eleven Turkish citizens and seven Syrian have been killed in rocket attacks since Jan. 18 in the province.
Recently, two Katyushas fired from Syria hit a mosque, just 100 meters from the Kilis Governor’s Office on April 24. Two people were killed in the incident.