Turkish tanks cross into Syria in second incursion: Dogan agency

September 3, 2016 1:04 PM

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Turkish tanks cross into Syria in second incursion: Dogan agency

ISTANBUL Turkish tanks crossed into northern Syria from Kilis province on Saturday and howitzers pounded Islamic State positions in the area, Dogan news agency said, marking Turkey's second incursion in an operation aimed at sweeping militants from its borders.

The tanks crossed the frontier near the Turkish village of Cobanbey, the agency said. Cobanbey, is across from Syria's al Rai, which has switched between Islamic State and rebel control in recent months.

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