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Official: Shots fired by suspected IS militants in Syria kill Turkish soldier at border

  • Relatives of police officers Feyyaz Yumusak and Okan Acar, mourn during their funeral procession in Sanliurfa, southeastern Turkey,Thursday, July 23, 2015. The officers were found shot dead in their home in the town of Ceylanpinar, located near Turkey’s border with Syria, in an attack that was not immediately clear if it was terrorism-linked. The assault came after a bomb attack on Monday in the nearby the town of Suruc, also near the Syrian border, killed 32 people and wounded nearly 100. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)

    Relatives of police officers Feyyaz Yumusak and Okan Acar, mourn during their funeral procession in Sanliurfa, southeastern Turkey,Thursday, July 23, 2015. The officers were found shot dead in their home in the town of Ceylanpinar, located near Turkey’s border with Syria, in an attack that was not immediately clear if it was terrorism-linked. The assault came after a bomb attack on Monday in the nearby the town of Suruc, also near the Syrian border, killed 32 people and wounded nearly 100. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)  (The Associated Press)

  • Turkish police officers stand in attention on front of the coffins of police officers Feyyaz Yumusak and Okan Acar, during a funeral procession in Sanliurfa, southeastern Turkey, Thursday, July 23, 2015. The officers were found shot dead in their home in the town of Ceylanpinar, located near Turkey’s border with Syria, in an attack that was not immediately clear if it was terrorism-linked. The assault came after a bomb attack on Monday in the nearby the town of Suruc, also near the Syrian border, killed 32 people and wounded nearly 100. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)

    Turkish police officers stand in attention on front of the coffins of police officers Feyyaz Yumusak and Okan Acar, during a funeral procession in Sanliurfa, southeastern Turkey, Thursday, July 23, 2015. The officers were found shot dead in their home in the town of Ceylanpinar, located near Turkey’s border with Syria, in an attack that was not immediately clear if it was terrorism-linked. The assault came after a bomb attack on Monday in the nearby the town of Suruc, also near the Syrian border, killed 32 people and wounded nearly 100. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)  (The Associated Press)

  • A youth uses binoculars to look at Turkish army tanks holding positions, near the border with Syria, in the outskirts of the village of Elbeyi, east of the town of Kilis, in southeastern Turkey, Thursday, July 23, 2015. Suspected Islamic State militants fired at a Turkish military outpost from a region under IS control, inside Syrian territory Thursday, killing a Turkish soldier and wounding two others, an official said. Turkish troops retaliated to the attack and at least one IS militant was killed, amid a surge of violence in Turkey following a suicide bomb attack near Turkey's border with Syria which killed 32 people. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)

    A youth uses binoculars to look at Turkish army tanks holding positions, near the border with Syria, in the outskirts of the village of Elbeyi, east of the town of Kilis, in southeastern Turkey, Thursday, July 23, 2015. Suspected Islamic State militants fired at a Turkish military outpost from a region under IS control, inside Syrian territory Thursday, killing a Turkish soldier and wounding two others, an official said. Turkish troops retaliated to the attack and at least one IS militant was killed, amid a surge of violence in Turkey following a suicide bomb attack near Turkey's border with Syria which killed 32 people. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)  (The Associated Press)

An official says suspected Islamic State militants have fired at a Turkish military outpost from inside Syrian territory, killing a Turkish soldier and wounding two others.

Suleyman Tapsiz, the governor for the Kilis province says the border outpost was attacked Thursday from a region under IS control. Turkish troops retaliated to the attack and at least one IS militant was killed.

The attack follows a suicide bombing in a Turkish town near the Syrian border on Monday which killed 32 people. Authorities have blamed the attack on militants linked to IS.