Two Turkish soldiers killed in ISIL suicide attack in al-Bab: PM Yıldırım
ANKARATwo Turkish soldiers have been killed in an Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) suicide attack in Syria’s al-Bab, Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım said on Feb. 24.
Yıldırım said the suicide attack targeted Turkish soldiers who were conducting road checks at the entrance of al-Bab.
Two soldiers were killed in the attack while there were also wounded soldiers, he said.
Yıldırım also added that clean-up works in al-Bab were continuing with the utmost caution to prevent casualties due to the presence of hand-made explosives and bomb set-ups in the city.