Turkish army kills 14 Islamic State militants

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan, flanked by Prime Minister Binali Yildirim (L), listens to Chief of Staff General Hulusi Akar (R) during the EFES-2016 military exercise in Seferihisar near the Aegean port city of Izmir, Turkey, May 31, 2016. Photograph:( Reuters )

Reuters Istanbul Jun 01, 2016, 07.06 AM (IST)

The Turkish military shelled Islamic State targets north of the city of Aleppo in Syria, killing 14 militants, television chanenls reported, citing a statement from the General Staff.

Turkey a NATO member  is a part of the U.S.-led coalition fighting Islamic State in Syria and Iraq.