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Four Turkish troops and six soldiers Murdered in Infrequent Immediate Conflict in Idlib

A Syrian warfare monitor said six Allied troops were killed also in the shelling.

The market came hours after a sizable Turkish army convoy entered the state of Idlib, the last rebel stronghold in the nation. It’s also very likely to raise tensions between the two neighboring states as such immediate clashes are infrequent.

Turkey’s National Defence Ministry said that the depositing in Idlib happened despite prior notification of the coordinates of the Turkish forces which were delivered to the state as reinforcements. It stated Turkish forces reacted to the assault.

Last rebel-held land
The incident comes amid a Syrian authorities offensive in the past rebel-held land, situated in Idlib and portions of the neighboring Aleppo area. Turkish troops have been deployed in a few of those regions to track an earlier cease-fire which has since dropped.

The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a warfare tracking team with activists across the nation, said the market happened close to the city of Saraqeb, which Syrian troops have marched toward lately.

Syria accuses Turkey of endangering its safety by enabling tens of thousands of foreign fighters to come to combat the Syrian military. Idlib state is presently dominated by al-Qaida-linked militants.

Authorities forces captured the key town of Maaret al-Numan in the rebels past Wednesday, and have set their sights on Sarqeb. A strategic highway that connects Damascus with northern Syria moves through both cities and government forces intend to reopen it. The street was closed since 2012.

Mass displacements

The state of Idlib is still home to 3 million people, many displaced from different parts of Syria in previous bouts of violence.