Turkish soldiers at the memorial site of Suleyman Shah. Photo: AP Turkish soldiers at the memorial site of Suleyman Shah. Photo: AP
Turkish soldiers at the memorial site of Suleyman Shah. Photo: AP

Tomb raiders: Turkey stages daring operation in Syria to evacuate troops and save historic Ottoman remains

Mission deep across border returns about 40 soldiers and crypt with remains of Suleyman Shah, grandfather of Ottoman empire's founder

Turkish soldiers at the memorial site of Suleyman Shah. Photo: AP Turkish soldiers at the memorial site of Suleyman Shah. Photo: AP
Turkish soldiers at the memorial site of Suleyman Shah. Photo: AP
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