Turkish jets strike 14 ISIS targets in northern Syria

By REUTERS
January 14, 2017 15:11

Turkish warplanes pounded 14 Islamic State targets in Al-Bab and Bzagah towns in northern Syria on Friday (January 13), the military said in a statement on Saturday (January 14).

Eight safe houses, two armed vehicles, two headquarters and two firing positions belonging to Islamic State militants were destroyed in Friday's air strikes, it said.

The air strikes were launched as Syrian rebels, backed by Turkish troops and firepower, besiege Islamic State controlled al-Bab as part of the four-month-old Euphrates Shield operation to push the jihadists and Kurdish militia away from Turkey's border.


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