Ankara, Sep 10 (IANS) The Turkish General Staff said Islamic State (IS) terrorists assaulted a Turkish tank in Tal El-Hawa region of northern Syria on Friday, killing three soldiers and injuring one.
It also said Turkish artillery units fired 41 shots at 15 IS targets, destroying four buildings belonging to the terrorist group, Xinhua news Agency reported.
The attack marks the seventh Turkish casualty in the Euphrates Shield operation, which has lasted 17 days.
On September 6, three Turkish soldiers were killed and four others wounded in another IS attack on two tanks.
Four Turkish soldiers were injured on August 30 when a rocket fired from the west of Syria’s Jarablus region hit a tank in northern Syria.