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One Turkish solider killed, two wounded near Turkish-Iranian border: Sputnik

A Turkish soldier patrols along a wall on the border line between Turkey and Syria near the southeastern city of Kilis, Turkey, March 2, 2017.
2019-10-18

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SULAIMANI – A Turkish soldier was killed and two others were wounded near Iran on Friday (October 18).

“A Turkish soldier was killed on Friday while on duty near the Turkish border with Iran by shots from unidentified gunmen. Two other soldiers were wounded,” said Russian state-run outlet Sputnik's Arabic service, citing Turkish officials .

“The Turkish soldiers were answering the direction of where the shots were fired.”

There were no immediate statements claiming responsibility or official confirmation from the defense ministry.

(NRT Digital Media)