More Turkish tanks cross Syrian border
Baku, Azerbaijan, Aug. 25
By Rufiz Hafizoglu – Trend:
A second group of Turkish tanks has crossed the Syrian border, Hurriyet newspaper reported Aug. 25.
It is not excluded that military operations in Syria against the militants of the “Islamic State” (IS, ISIL, ISIS or Daesh) terrorist group also continue today, on Aug. 25.
On Aug. 24 morning, the Turkish Air Force 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.
The operation was carried out under the name “Shield of the Euphrates.”
Earlier, it was reported that Turkish tanks entered Syria.
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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