Syria conflict Turkey Kurds military October 20 2019 - 9:01 AM

URGENT Turkish soldier killed in Syrian Kurd attack: defence ministry Istanbul, Oct 20, 2019 (AFP) - One Turkish soldier was killed and another wounded in an attack on Sunday by Syrian Kurdish forces despite a ceasefire deal brokered by the United States, the defence ministry said in a statement. "One of our heroic comrades fell martyr and another was wounded after anti-tank and small arms fire by... terrorists during their reconnaissance and surveillance mission" in the Tal Abyad area, the ministry said, adding the army returned fire in self-defence. fo/nla

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