Turkish War Jets Strikes Kill 20 Daesh Terrorists in Syria

59 Daesh targets hit in airstrikes on Day 114 of Operation Euphrates Shield.

Turkish war jets strikes killed 20 Daesh terrorists and also hit many other terrorist's hideouts in northern Syria as part of the ongoing Operation Euphrates Shield, the Turkish military said on Thursday.

In an air operation focusing on Daesh-held structures in northern Syria, Turkish warplanes hit 59 targets, Turkish Armed Forces said in an statement.

The objectives included sanctuaries, guarded positions, and command and-control offices, the statement further noted.

What's more, eight terrorist's positions in the Al-Bab and Suflaniyah areas were also hit by Turkish warplanes.

Thursday denote the 114th day of the operation, which started in mid-August to enhance security, bolster coalition compels, and dispense with the dread risk along Turkey's fringe utilizing Free Syrian Army (FSA) fighters supported by Turkish cannons (artillery), and fighter jets.

Over 215 local locations, including more than 1,800 square kilometers (694 square miles) of land in northern Syria have been cleared of Daesh terrorists as part of a major counterterrorism operation.

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