Turkish military says Syrian border security largely achieved with Dabiq seizure

Turkey-backed Syrian rebels seized control of nine areas, including the village of Dabiq, from Islamic State on Sunday, largely achieving border security between the Turkish towns of Kilis and Karkamis, the country's military said on Monday.
Taking control of Dabiq, symbolically important to Islamic State, had eliminated the threat to Turkey from rockets fired by the jihadists, the Turkish Armed Forces said in a written statement.
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