Islamic State conflict: Turkey says two soldiers missing in Syria
Turkish military officials say they have lost contact with two of their soldiers in northern Syria, where they are engaged in an offensive against so-called Islamic State.
IS claimed via its news agency that its militants had captured two Turkish soldiers in al-Dana village near al-Bab in northern Syria.
Turkey has not commented on the claim.
The Turkish military is leading an offensive to clear IS and Kurdish forces from the strategic al-Bab town.
Since launching a ground offensive against IS in September, Turkey has become an increasing target for the militants.
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