Turkish Forces Kill 14 ISIS Militants in Northern Syria

Ankara, – Turkish forces killed at least 14 ISIS militants in northern Syria in the last 24 hours, according to the Turkish military Wednesday. In a statement, the Turkish General Staff said Turkey’s land and air forces hit 110 ISIS targets as part of…

Ankara, - Turkish forces killed at least 14 ISIS militants in northern Syria in the last 24 hours, according to the Turkish military Wednesday.

In a statement, the Turkish General Staff said Turkey's land and air forces hit 110 ISIS targets as part of the ongoing Operation Euphrates Shield.

A total of 89 ISIS targets, including shelters, command control facilities, weapons and vehicles had been hit, the statement said.

In addition, Turkish fighter jets carried out 21 airstrikes and destroyed 18 buildings used as shelters, two weapons depots and an armed vehicle, it added.

The Turkey-led Operation Euphrates Shield began on Aug. 24, 2016, to improve security, support coalition forces and eliminate the terror threat along the Turkish border using Free Syrian Army fighters backed by Turkish artillery and jets.

Source: Qatar News Agency