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Free Syrian Army Liberates Ten Villages Around Jarabulus

© REUTERS / Abdalrhman IsmailFree Syrian Army tank (File)
Free Syrian Army tank (File) - Sputnik International
Forces of opposition Free Syrian Army, backed by Ankara, pushed terrorists from 10 villages to the south of Syrian town of Jarabulus, according to the statement of the Turkish General Staff.

ANKARA (Sputnik) — Units of opposition Free Syrian Army have pushed terrorists from 10 villages to the south of Syrian town of Jarabulus, the Turkish General Staff said in a statement on Monday.

This picture taken around 5 kilometres west from the Turkish Syrian border city of Karkamis in the southern region of Gaziantep, on August 25, 2016 shows Turkish Army tanks driving to the Syrian Turkish border town of Jarabulus - Sputnik International
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The statement does not specify whether the terrorists were members of the Daesh or Kurdish militants linked to the Kurdish Workers' Party, which Ankara considers a terrorist organization.

According to the statement, a total of 400 kilometers (some 249 miles) in northern Syria have been retaken from terrorists since the start of a Turkish military operation dubbed Euphrates Shield.

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