Opposition advances near al-Bab, 51 ISIS terrorists neutralized

Orient Net 2017-02-02 09:17:00

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Opposition fighters of the Free Syrian Army (FSA) have seized new areas southwest of the ISIS held al-Bab city in northern Syria, as part of operation Euphrates Shield.

During the past 24 hours, the villages of al-Goz, al-Shurfa and Abu Zendein were controlled by FSA fighters after clashes with ISIS terrorists, activists said.

Opposition fighters declared obstructing the old highway of Aleppo – al-Bab after liberating the said villages. ISIS, however, attacked Assad terrorists with a VBIED in Rasm al-Sarhan area.

Meanwhile, Turkish military declared in a statement that fifty-one ISIS terrorists were killed, wounded or captured over the last 24 hours in northern Syria.

As part of Operation Euphrates Shield, the Turkish army hit 244 ISIS targets, including command facilities, defensive placements, shelters, vehicles and weapons.

Also, Turkish jets hit 85 targets, including 10 bomb-laden vehicles, in al-Bab and the surrounding area over the same period.