Free Syrian Army liberates 10 villages in Jarabulus
Baku, Azerbaijan, Aug.29
The Free Syrian Army liberated 10 villages in Jarabulus area and cleared the area within 400 kilometers from terrorists, the Turkish General Staff said, Anadolu agency reported Aug. 29.
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.”
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), the YPG and the PYD are the most active terrorist groups in Syria.