ISTANBUL, Turkey, Around 391 elements of the so-called Daesh have been killed, by the Turkish-led forces, in Syria’s Al-Bab city, since the launch of Operation Euphrates Shield, last Aug, Turkish army announced.

Turkish forces, alongside Free Syrian Army (FSA) fighters, have carried out over 2,700 air and land strikes, against the terrorist group’s targets in Al-Bab, killing 391 Daesh militants and 26 members of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), in addition to wounding 157 PKK rebels, Turkish general staff said in a statement.

The Turkish-led offence also destroyed a significant number of hideouts, car-bombs, defensive and offensive sites, used by the Daesh and PKK rebels, it added, noting that, 30 civilians have been killed, so far, while attempting to flee the city, due to explosion of mines planted by the Daesh elements.

The Euphrates Shield Operation, launched on Aug 24, aims at improving security, support coalition forces, and eliminate the terror threat, along Turkey’s border, using Free Syrian Army (FSA) fighters, backed by Turkish artillery and jets, said the statement.

Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK

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ISTANBUL, Turkey, Around 391 elements of the so-called Daesh have been killed, by the Turkish-led forces, in Syria's Al-Bab city, since the launch of Operation Euphrates Shield, last Aug, Turkish army announced.Turkish forces, alongside Free Syrian Army (FSA) fighters, have carried out over 2,700 air and land strikes, against...