Turkish soldiers fire back, kill 4 ISIL militants on Syrian border
Four Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) militants, who fired at a Turkish army armored vehicle of a border patrol in near Syria, were shot dead by soldiers.
Anadolu Agency quoted military sources as saying that two cars carrying identified ISIL members advanced toward an armored vehicle belonging to the army near the post in Oğuzeli district in the southeastern province of Gaziantep in the afternoon on Nov. 14.
Warned by soldiers to stop, the militants responded by shelling the army vehicle.
Turkish soldiers fired back at the cars, killing four ISIL members in one, while an unknown number of militants in the second car fled the scene, sources said.
Doğan News Agency said the militants were killed at a point 370 meters to the Turkish border as the second car fled to the Syrian side.