Ten more Turkish tanks head across border into Syria: AFP

At least 10 more Turkish tanks on Thursday crossed the border into Syria a day after pro-Ankara Syrian opposition fighters ousted jihadists from the town of Jarabulus close to the frontier, an AFP photographer said. The tanks were set to join a contingent of around a dozen Turkish tanks who had crossed the day earlier for Turkey's operation "Euphrates Shield" aimed at ridding the...

al-monitor A Turkish tank heads towards the Syria border as Turkey launched operation "Euphrates Shield" aimed at ridding the area of Islamic State (IS) extremists Photo by Bulent Kilic/AFP.

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Aug 25, 2016

At least 10 more Turkish tanks on Thursday crossed the border into Syria a day after pro-Ankara Syrian opposition fighters ousted jihadists from the town of Jarabulus close to the frontier, an AFP photographer said.

The tanks were set to join a contingent of around a dozen Turkish tanks who had crossed the day earlier for Turkey's operation "Euphrates Shield" aimed at ridding the area of Islamic State (IS) extremists and also Kurdish militia.

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