Turkish Troop Losses Mount in Battle for Syria’s Last Rebel Stronghold

REYHANLI, Turkey—At the very least 29 Turkish troopers were being killed in northwestern Syria on Thursday, Turkish officers explained, plunging Turkey deeper into the war there, as a Russian-backed Syrian armed service offensive sought to reclaim the very last rebel stronghold.

The troopers were being killed by Syrian regime forces, in accordance to the governor of Turkey’s Hatay province, which borders Syria. Turkish officers explained another 36 were being wounded.