A perfect lesson in never biting the hand that feeds you.
This is the horrifying moment a suicide bomber killed dozens of young activists as they ate lunch in Suruc
Turkey launches air strikes against ISIS for the first time after jihadists kill a Turkish soldier at the Syrian border
- One militant killed and three Islamist vehicles damaged in the attacks
- Violence escalated after 32 people died in a suicide bomb on Monday
- Attack marked first time government blamed IS for a strike in the country
Turkey has launched air strikes against Islamic State for the first time following the death of a Turkish soldier at the Syrian border.
One militant was killed and three Islamist vehicles were damaged in the attacks, which saw Turkish soldiers deliberately target IS strongholds.
The deadly clash came after 32 people – mainly young activists – died in a suicide bombing in a border town on Monday, sparking an upsurge in violence.
Turkey has launched air strikes against Islamic State for the first time following the death of a Turkish soldier at the Syrian border. Above, smoke from a fire rises near a Turkish tank
One soldier – a non-commissioned officer – was also killed and two sergeants wounded by fire from five IS terrorists on the Syrian side of the border, the Turkish army said.
Monday’s attack marked the first time the government had explicitly blamed IS for a strike in the country.