Sunday, February 14, in the province of Hatay, in southern Turkey, near the border with Syria, as a result of armed clashes with a group of rebels killed one soldier of the Turkish army, reports Reuters.
According to Turkish command, the military exchanged fire with armed infiltrators EN route from Syria.
To a particular group belonged to these offenders is unknown.
On Sunday, the Syrian foreign Ministry reported that Turkey began a ground operation on Syrian territory. According to the report, after the firing position of the Syrian Kurds in the North of Aleppo province there has passed a column of military vehicles accompanied by military personnel. In the message Agency SANA said that the Syrian foreign Ministry described Turkey’s actions as «direct support of terrorists» and condemned the violation of its borders.
The Syrian province of Aleppo borders with the Turkish province of Hatay.