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October 27, 2019 10:21 am

One Turkish Soldier Killed, Five Wounded in Northeast Syria: Ministry

avatar by Reuters and Algemeiner Staff

Turkish-backed Syrian rebels drive on a street in the Turkish border town of Akcakale in Sanliurfa province, Turkey, October 14, 2019. Photo: REUTERS/Stoyan Nenov.

One Turkish military personnel was killed and five were wounded in Syria’s Ras Al-Ayn region after a rocket and mortar attack by the Kurdish YPG militia, Turkey’s Defense Ministry said on Sunday.

The military was conducting reconnaissance work and responded in kind to the attack, the ministry said in a statement.

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