The operation was conducted in al-Bab, Bzagah and Suflaniyah districts, according to the Turkish military. The TAF also said that 367 terrorist targets were fıred upon by land and 27 terrorist targets were hit by airstrikes, destroying shelters, control plants, weapons storage areas and vehicles.
Turkish Army Operation Euphrates Shield was launched by the TAF to support the Free Syrian on August 24 of 2016 and has been continuing for 140 days. Over a 2,100-square-kilometer area has been cleared from terrorists so far. Since the beginning of the operation, more than 2,821 improvised explosive devices and 43 mines have been destroyed.
48 Daesh terrorists killed on Sunday
Turkish-led air and ground operations in Syria killed 48 Daesh terrorists on Sunday while Turkish warplanes destroyed 23 buildings and shelters used by the terrorists, Turkey’s armed forces said in a statement on Monday.
Turkey launched the ‘Euphrates Shield’ operation in support of Syrian opposition more than four months ago to drive Daesh from the border and in recent weeks they have been besieging the Daesh-controlled town of al-Bab.