Turkish shelling, coalition air strike kills 45 IS militants in Syria

Turkish military and US-led coalition forces killed 45 Islamic State militants in shelling and an air strike.

FILE: Syrian security forces evacuate medical staff after rockets reportedly fired by rebels hit Al-Dabbeet hospital the in government-controlled neighbourhood of Muhafaza in the northern city of Aleppo on 3 May, 2016. Picture: AFP.

TURKEY - The Turkish military and US-led coalition forces killed 45 Islamic State militants in shelling and an air strike north of the Syrian city of Aleppo, state-run Anadolu Agency reported on Saturday.

The Turkish border town of Kilis, which lies just across the frontier from Islamic State-controlled territory in Syria, has been regularly struck by rockets in recent weeks.