Turkey tightens security measures
Baku, Azerbaijan, Aug. 24
By Rufiz Hafizoglu – Trend:
Turkey has tightened security measures throughout the country after the operation against the “Islamic State” (IS, ISIL, ISIS or Daesh) terrorist organization in Syria started, the Haber7 newspaper reported Aug. 24.
The decision to strengthen the security measures was adopted after the IS terrorists threatened with attacks in major cities of Turkey, according to the newspaper.
On Aug. 24 morning, the Turkish army 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.
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.
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