Turkey announced the capture of Syrian El-Baba
Photo: Anadolu In al Bab left ISIL militants
Since the beginning of operation Shield of the Euphrates, killing nearly three thousand of ISIS militants.
The Turkish army has completed the operation to liberate the city of al-Bab in Northern Syria by militants of the Islamic state. This was announced by the chief of the General staff of Turkey, General Hulusi Akar, reports Daily Sabah.
“I congratulate all of us with the final liberation of al-Baba” – he said to journalists and added that now the engineers engaged in the clearance of the city.
According to him, since the beginning of operation Shield of the Euphrates, killing nearly three thousand ISIL fighters and about 350 activists of the Kurdistan workers party.
Losses of the Turkish army of Akar estimated about 60 people.
As reported Корреспондент.netTurkey launched operation Shield of the Euphrates in Syria on August 24 . The Turkish offensive was directed against the ISIL and Kurdish militias, under the control of which is the number of territories on the border with Turkey.
The city of al-Bab is 30 km from the border with Turkey and considered the last stronghold of the ISIS in Aleppo province.
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