Turkish army relieves Syria enclave

February 22, 2015 5:46 AM

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Turkish army relieves Syria enclave

Turkish troops have entered Syria to relieve the garrison at Suleyman Shah's mausoleum - a tiny enclave of Turkey where the forefather of the Ottoman empire is buried, the army says.

Sources say a large convoy, including tanks, passed through Kobane, the city which Syrian Kurdish fighters retook last month from Islamic State.

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