Funerals were held across Turkey for the soldiers martyred in the Thursday’s deadly attack in Idlib, a de-escalation zone in northwestern Syria, just across Turkey’s southern border.

The funerals were held in many Turkish provinces, including Hatay, Mersin, Tokat, Kayseri, Adiyaman, Gaziantep, Osmaniye, Zonguldak, Adana, Afyonkarahisar, Antalya, Usak, Samsun, Istanbul, Kahramanmaras, Tekirdag, Mersin, Izmir, Denizli, and Konya.

Funerals for the Turkish martyrs are also expected to be held on Sunday.

Many Turkish state and high-ranking military officials along with thousands of citizens attended the funerals across the country.

Funeral prayers in absentia were also organized in many other Turkish

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