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The Latest: Turkey says 2nd troop killed in Syria offensive


October 11, 2019

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on Turkey's invasion of northeastern Syria in a military operation against Syrian Kurdish fighters there (all times local):

5:35 p.m.

Turkey's Defense Ministry says a second soldier has been killed in clashes with Syrian Kurdish fighters during the country's cross-border operation.

The ministry said in the statement the soldier was "martyred" Friday. That brings the death toll of Turkish soldiers in the offensive to two.

Turkey's official Anadolu news agency said four Turkey-backed Syrian opposition fighters died Thursday in an ambush near Tal Abyad.

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