Turkish Troop Losses Mount in Battle for Syria’s Last Rebel Stronghold

REYHANLI, Turkey—At minimum 29 Turkish troopers have been killed in northwestern Syria on Thursday, Turkish

REYHANLI, Turkey—At minimum 29 Turkish troopers have been killed in northwestern Syria on Thursday, Turkish officials mentioned, plunging Turkey deeper into the war there, as a Russian-backed Syrian armed forces offensive sought to reclaim the past rebel stronghold.

The troopers have been killed by Syrian routine forces, according to the governor of Turkey’s Hatay province, which borders Syria. Turkish officials mentioned one more 36 have been wounded.

As…