Three soldiers wounded in rocket-hit tank in Syria’s Jarablus
DHA photoThree Turkish soldiers were wounded on Aug. 30 when a rocket fired from the west of Syria’s Jarablus region hit a tank in northern Syria, the Turkish General Staff has announced.
One of the wounded soldiers was a lieutenant colonel from the Special Forces conducting the Euphrates Shield Operation. The wounded soldiers were transferred to hospitals in Gaziantep near the border by helicopter, the statement said.
The tank was slightly damaged in the attack.
The military also announced in a second statement that a “group of terrorists” who staged a rocket attack on the tank were killed and their vehicles destroyed.
Turkish artillery units also shelled targets west of Jarablus following the attack.
The security forces’ operation in the region is ongoing.