Ankara: Shelling by the Turkish armed forces and airstrikes from US-led international coalition aircraft killed 27 suspected Islamic State (IS) terrorists in Syria.
 
After identifying and locating targets of IS terrorists north of Aleppo, the Turkish army launched on Sunday night several raids by mortars and rocket launchers from the border, sources  quoted as saying on Monday.
 
At the same time, the US-led international coalition initiated three airstrikes in the same area.
 
According to Turkish military sources, the operation killed 27 suspected terrorists, and destroyed five defense positions and two weapon stores.