Confrontations continue in Al-bab and new reinforcements to the Euphrates Shield

The clashes carried on between the Euphrates Shield backed by Turkey against ISIL in the south and west of Al-bab city north east Aleppo.
NSO reporter in east Aleppo countyside said that the western and southern neighbourhoods of Al-bab witness hit and run battles between the Euphrates Shield forces and ISIL and the Turkish mortar shelling on ISIL points as ISIL fighters tried to defend the last big point in north countryside of Aleppo that has been besieged from 4 directions.
Moreover, new military reinforcements have reached the Euphrates Shield on the peripheries of Al-bab to overtake the rest of the city that is hindered by the mines and the presence of civilians inside Al-Bab.
Meanwhile, dozens of civilians including women and children managed to flee the city amidst tough humanitarian conditions.
The Turkish chief of Staff has said in a statement that the Euphrates Shield operation that started by the FSA supported by Turkish forces against terrorist organisations north of Syria has entered its 179 days.
The Turkish Chief of Staff confirmed killing 21 ISIL fighters including 16 in Mortar shelling and other 5 killed in the air raid of the coalition forces fighting ISIL.
The statement added that the Free Syrian Army continues to liberate Al-bab that belongs to Aleppo north of Syria, that has been almost controlled recently.
It also pointed out that the land Turkish mortar and other weapons have targeted 95 points of ISIL destroying shelters and other weapon stocks for ISIL.
Moreover, the air forces have launched raids targeting 9 points for ISIL in which 9 building, 2 cars and a fuel stock for ISIL have been destroyed.
The statement declared that the operation continues with all the search and cleansing operations to liberate the city from ISIL and mines.

Dirar Khattab

The Chief Editor, A Syrian journalist who worked as an editor of electronic press since 2009, and a Co-Producer of several documentaries since 2014. A banking and finance faculty from Aleppo University. 


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