VIDEO: Turkish Forces Battle ISIS in Syria to Cleanse the Borderline

Sat Aug 27, 2016 09:25:14

The operation to cleanse Islamic State (ISIS, ISIL, IS and Daesh) militants from the northern Syrian town of Jarablus advanced on Friday (August 26).

Controlled explosions rang out around the Karkamis border crossing as Turkish security forces removed mines and booby traps left by Islamic State.

Turkish military vehicles shuttled in and out of Syria on Friday, Reuters witnesses said, including a road works vehicles that helped to flatten the route for tanks Turkey launched its first major military incursion into Syria on Wednesday (August 24), an operation meant to drive ISIS out of the border area and stop Kurdish militias, the People's Protection Units, or YPG, from seizing ground in their wake.


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