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Turkmen seize Syrian villages controlled by Daesh

Sultan Murat Brigades, Damascus Front take sites in northern Aleppo

Servet Günerigök   | 21.11.2015
Turkmen seize Syrian villages controlled by Daesh

Ankara

ANKARA

 Turkmen fighters in Syria have seized two villages from Daesh in Syria, according to local security sources late Friday.

The Sultan Murat Brigades took control of the villages on Azaz-Jarablus front in northern Aleppo province alongside troops from the Damascus Front, a group fighting Daesh and regime forces.

The Turkmen were backed by six Turkish F-16s, U.S. F-15s and an AC-130 gunship as they took Harcalah and Delha.

The security source, speaking on condition of anonymity, said more than 70 Daesh fighters were killed in the battle.

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