Turkish warplanes hit 59 ISIS positions in northern Syrian “neutralizing” 20 ISIS terrorists as part of Operation Euphrates Shield, Anadolu news agency reported Thursday citing a statement by Turkish Armed Forces.
Axar.az informs, the statement said Turkish warplanes hit ISIS-held buildings, shelters, and other facilities.
According to Anadolu, Turkish military sources use the word “neutralized” to mean that the target was either killed or captured. Turkey-backed Free Syrian Army (FSA) factions has been advancing towards the ISIS stronghold of al-Bab city east of Aleppo and are now on the outskirts of the city.
On 24 August, Turkey-backed FSA factions started Operation Euphrates Shield in northern Syria and have since liberated the cities of Jarablus and al-Raei in addition to dozens of villages in Aleppo countryside
2016.12.15 / 21:44