Russia, Turkey Reportedly Attack Daesh Positions in Northern Syria
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The Russian Aerospace Forces and the Turkish Air Force, along with Turkey's artillery have carried out several operations against Daesh terrorist group in northern Syria, Turkish media reported on Monday.
Russian aircraft attacked Daesh positions in the Dayr Kak region located in the vicinity of the Daesh-held city of al-Bab.
Turkish media said on Monday that the activities of Turkey's aircraft and artillery in northern Syria near al-Bab had killed 22 Daesh terrorists, as reported by Sputnik.
On August 24, Turkish forces began a military operation dubbed the Euphrates Shield allegedly to clear the Syrian border town of Jarabulus and the surrounding area of Daesh. As Jarabulus was retaken, the offensive continued southwest.
The operation has been widely criticized by both the Syrian Kurds and the country's legitimate government, who have accused Turkey of violating Syria's territorial integrity.