'18 ISIL terrorists' killed in northern Syria

150 ISIL targets have also been hit during ongoing Operation Euphrates Shield

'18 ISIL terrorists' killed in northern Syria

World Bulletin / News Desk

At least 18 ISIL terrorists were killed in northern Syria in the last 24 hours during the ongoing Operation Euphrates Shield, according to a Turkish military source on Monday. 

The source, who spoke on condition of anonymity due to restrictions on talking to the media, 37 other ISIL terrorists were also injured.

Besides, at least 150 ISIL targets were hit by howitzers, multiple rocket launchers, mortars and tanks, the source added.

The Turkish Air Force also struck four ISIL targets, including a weapons depot, terrorist group headquarters and shelters in Al-Bab and Bzagah cities.

The Turkish army is supporting Free Syrian Army fighters liberate Al-Bab, a strategic city for ISIL. 

The Turkey-led Operation Euphrates Shield, which began in late August, aims to improve security, support coalition forces and eliminate the terrorist threat along Turkey’s border using Free Syrian Army (FSA) fighters backed by Turkish artillery and jets.   

Güncelleme Tarihi: 03 Ocak 2017, 09:40