Turkish army kills 14 Islamic State militants

Istanbul Updated: Jun 14, 2016, 02:33 AM(IST)

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 )

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.

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