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The Free Syrian Army liberated five more villages in Jarabulus and Chobanbey districts located in northern Syria and bordering with Turkey from the “Islamic State” (IS, ISIL, ISIS or Daesh) terrorists, Turkish Anadolu agency reported Aug. 27.
On Aug. 24 morning, the Turkish Air Force with the support of the coalition aircraft launched an operation to liberate the city of Jarabulus from the IS militants in northern Syria, near Aleppo city.
The operation was carried out under the name “Shield of the Euphrates.”
Syria has been suffering from an armed conflict since March 2011, which, according to the UN, has so far claimed over 500,000 lives.
Militants from various armed groups are confronting the Syrian government troops. The “Islamic State” (IS, ISIL, ISIS or Daesh) is the most active terrorist group in Syria.
2016.08.27 / 16:59