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A total of 18 IS terrorists were "neutralized" in northern Syria over the last 24 hours as part of the ongoing Operation Euphrates Shield, the Turkish military said Monday.
Axar.az reports that, Turkish authorities often use the word "neutralized" in their statements to imply the terrorist in question was either killed or captured.
The Turkish Armed Forces (TSK) said a total of 180 IS targets including shelters, defense positions, command control centers, weapons and vehicles were hit with tanks and multiple-launch rocket launchers.
Separately, Turkish jets destroyed 8 other IS targets including headquarters and vehicles used by the terrorists in air raids on al-Bab region, the statement added.
2017.01.16 / 18:29