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Turkish jets destroys 17 IS targets in northern Syria

Ankara: Turkish jets on Sunday night destroyed some 17 Islamic State (IS) targets near Al-Bab in northern Syria under the Euphrates Shield operation.

Turkish Air Force hit at least two IS-occupied buildings in Al-Bab region with 16 bombs and 17 IS targets were destroyed by the attack, Xinhua quoted Anadolu Agency as saying.

Meanwhile, two Turkish soldiers were wounded in a IS attack in northern Syria on the same day.

The soldiers were wounded when IS bombed an area near the city of Al-Bab, north of Aleppo, where Turkish troops are located.

The wounded were taken to a hospital in Turkey’s border province of Gaziantep, according to hospital sources.

On Saturday, one Turkish soldier was killed in a similar IS attack to Turkish troops.

–IANS