As Turkey stepped up its’ battle against ISIL – the response was suitable to the horror that has become synonymous to the terrorist organization as reports emerged of a torturous execution of two captured Turkish soldiers in Syria.
While the fighting continues, Turkish leaders vow they will not give up.
CCTV’s Michal Bardavid reports.
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Turkey vows to continue its fight against ISILWhile the fighting continues, Turkish leaders vow they will not give up. CCTV’s Michal Bardavid reports
The terrorist group posted a video online that reportedly shows two Turkish soldiers tortured and burned alive. The video was posted as a warning to Turkish President to withdraw from Syria.
Turkey’s military has admitted to losing two soldiers but has not verified the identity of the men in the ISIL video.
On Thursday, the defense minister gave an update on the Euphrates military operation, launched in August-which aims to fight terrorists close to its borders.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan emphasized that Turkey is going through one of its’ hardest periods in the fight against terror and that the only Turkey will overcome this fight against terror is if the country stands together as one united nation.