Turkey says has bombed 54 targets in Syrian Idlib and killed 76 Syrian soldiers

UNITED STATES (OBSERVATORY NEWS) — Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar said on Monday that Turkish forces bombed 54 targets in Idlib, northwestern Syria, and killed 76 Syrian government soldiers.

Ankara said earlier on Monday that a Syrian bombing had killed five Turkish soldiers in Idlib. Later, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that Turkey was responding to the killing of the soldiers.

Anatolia also quoted Akar as saying that the Turkish armed forces had taken “all forms of measures” in Idlib, adding that Ankara had notified Moscow of supporting Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.


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