DAMASCUS: ISIL targeted a gathering of Turkish soldiers and Ankara-backed militant groups in a small town near al-Bab East of Aleppo province, killing seven and wounding at least four more.
ISIL opened heavy fire at a gathering of the Turkey-led Euphrates Shield Operation to the North of the town of Baza’ah, killing seven Turkish soldiers and their affiliated militants and wounding four more.
Reports said on Thursday that the Syrian army imposed control over 250 square kilometers of land in the Eastern part of Aleppo province and won full control of over 30 towns and villages in al-Bab military liberation operations.
The Syrian army units seized back over 30 towns, villages and key heights in Eastern Aleppo from ISIL’s control since the start of al-Bab military operations.
The Syrian government troops also attacked all fortifications that the ISIL had built up in Eastern Aleppo and took control of tens of kilometers of tunnels and trenches that were built up along the front while defusing over 4,000 bombs laid by the ISIL terrorists.