2 soldiers martyred by terrorists in eastern Turkey

# 19:12
29 August 2020

Two Turkish soldiers have been martyred in an anti-terror operation in eastern Turkey, the country’s Defense Ministry said on Saturday, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.

The soldiers were injured in a clash with terrorists in Agri province, bordering Iran, and succumbed to their wounds at a hospital, the ministry said in a statement.

The ministry extended condolences to the Turkish nation over the soldiers’ martyrdom.

Since mid-July, Turkey has launched a series of security operations to neutralize terrorists believed to be sheltering in the country’s eastern and southeastern regions.