TURKEY SAYS 40 DAESH MILITANTS KILLED IN NORTHERN SYRIA

ANKARA, -- Turkish F-16 jets on Thursday destroyed at least five Daesh buildings in northern Syria, killing about 40 militants, the Turkish General Staff said in a statement.

Turkish artillery units also fired 60 shots at gun positions belonging to Daesh, the statement said.

Meanwhile, eight people, including six children, were injured on Thursday when two rockets fired from an Daesh-controlled area in northern Syria hit the center of the Turkish border province of Kilis.

The first rocket hit a bazaar area wounding five children and an adult, and the second attack came a few hours later, injuring two, according to initial reports.

Since January, a total of 22 people, 12 of whom were Syrians, have been killed in Daesh rocket attacks targeting the border province of Kilis.

Source: Nam News Network