Air raids have targeted a Turkish military convoy heading to one of Ankara’s observation posts in northwest Syria, the Turkish defence ministry has said, adding that at least three civilians were killed and 12 wounded.
The ministry did not provide other details but “strongly condemned” Monday’s air raids, saying they were contrary to “existing agreements as well as our cooperation and dialogue with Russia”.
It also called for “urgent measures” to prevent a repeat of the incident.
Turkey backs some of the rebels in northwest Syria and has deployed forces into the Idlib region – the rebels’ last stronghold – under deals with Russia, the most powerful ally of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
Al Jazeera’s Zeina Khodr reports from Beirut.
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