The Syrian army cut off the retreat of the militants of the banned terrorist organization “Islamic state” from the city of al-Bab, which lies on the Syrian-Turkish border. About it RIA Novosti reported, citing close to the Syrian militia source.
According to him, it is very important that the army cap took control of tall ‘ ain Jalousie, cutting off the only escape route by ISIL.
“On Friday, the Syrian army and its allies reached Tarifa. Thus, they were on the outskirts of El-Bab. After Tarifa already al-Bab”, — said the source.
He said that the Syrian military comes to town from the West and South, and the Turkish army and allied groups in the coalition, “the shield of the Euphrates” are fighting in the North and East. Thus, the militants are surrounded. However, Damascus believes the presence of Turkish soldiers on its territory a violation of its sovereignty and aggression.
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