Turkish Forces Neutralized 138 ISIS Terrorists in Syria

Turkish army has said that 138 ISIS terrorists were killed and scores others were injured in Syria's Al-Bab district in the ongoing Operation Euphrates Shield on Wednesday.

According to a statement from the Turkish General Staff, 14 Turkish officers were martyred and 33 others were injured in three different suicide assaults in Al-Bab.

The military statement said that 67 Daesh targets in the district were destroyed by Turkish armed forces which supported the Free Syrian Army (FSA) fighters to free Al-Bab from ISIS, a key city for the terrorist’s control.

The statement said the operation to free Al-Bab was keeping as per plan.

Operation Euphrates Shield was launched in mid-August with an aim to improve security, support coalition forces, and eliminate the terror threat along Turkey’s border using FSA fighters backed by Turkish artillery and jets.

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- Shmuel Yosef Agnon is a Senior Writer and Editor at the Strategic Intelligence Service. Specialize in writing intelligence reports, geopolitics, military intelligence and crime reports analysis. Agnon holds a Bachelor of Arts in mass media and journalism and a master's degree in international media relations from Winchester, University, England.

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