US conducts first airstrike in Syria from Turkey’s Incirlik air base
Turkey had previously been reluctant to allow the air base to be used for airstrikes in Syria. (AFP/File)
The United States on Wedesday carried out its first airstrike in Syria from Turkey's Incirlik air base, Reuters reports.
CNN reported the news earlier today, citing two US defense officials.
After months of deliberation, Turkey agreed to allow the US to conduct airstrikes against Daesh targets in Syria from the Turkish air base located near the border.