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1 Turkish soldier killed, 3 injured in attack near Syrian border

Gunfire from Syria targets Turkish military vehicle patrolling border in southeastern Mardin province

Halil Ibrahim Sincar   | 07.07.2021
1 Turkish soldier killed, 3 injured in attack near Syrian border

MARDIN, Turkey

A Turkish soldier has been killed in a cross-border attack from Syria, while three others were injured, local authorities said on Wednesday.

Gunfire from the Syrian side struck a Turkish military vehicle patrolling near the border town of Senyurt in the southeastern Mardin province, according to the statement by the provincial governor's office.

The driver, infantryman Cihan Ciftcibasi, was shot and three other soldiers were injured when the vehicle then overturned.

Ciftcibasi died of his wounds in the hospital, while the remaining three soldiers are in stable condition.

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