Kurdish Forces Advance in East Aleppo amid Turkey Warning

Kurdish Forces Advance in East Aleppo amid Turkey Warning
Sat Aug 27, 2016 12:35:17

The YPG forces alongside the US-backed “Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), captured several villages from the Islamic State (ISIS, ISIL, IS and Daesh)near the Tishreen Dam, local activists reported on Saturday morning.

With the Turkey-backed Syrian Rebels including Free Syrian Army (FSA) and their allies in control of Jarabulus (Jerablus), the SDF and YPG have shifted their attention to the ISIS stronghold of Al-Bab, which is situated along a major Plateau in the Aleppo Governorate.

The purpose of YPG East Aleppo advance is to link their territory in northern Syria and eliminate the ISIS threat that is still festering around the Al-Hasakah and Al-Raqqa governorates, Al Masdar reports.

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