The operation to liberate the Syrian city of al-Bab from the militants of the terrorist group “Islamic state” (IG, is prohibited in Russia) completed. Reported by the Daily Sabah, citing a statement by the chief of the General staff of the Turkish Armed forces Hulusi ACAR.
In his words, currently, the engineers were conducting mine clearance in some parts of the city.
In turn, Anadolu reports about the continuation of street fighting. According to the Agency, a total of 20 attacks by the Turkish air force aircraft per day, was destroyed 15 militants, a number of buildings, two headquarters, two warehouses with weapons and a car bomb terrorists.
On February 14, Prime Minister of Turkey Binali Yildirim said that the Free Syrian army (FSA) seized the main part of the territory of al-Baba.
The battle for the city continued for six months. The liberation of the Northern territories of Syria carried out by forces of the SSA, with the support of the Turkish army as part of operation “shield of the Euphrates”. The main task of the mission is the liberation of the border territories from the squad of militants and fighters of the Kurdish militia, as well as the creation of a border security zone.