Hasan Kırmızıtaş / Kilis, Aug 27 () - The outlawed Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant have seized four adjoined villages in 500 meters distance to Turkey-Syria border, amid ongoing clashes with opposition forces, the Army of Conquest.
After the clashes that have sparked on August 27, across Turkey’s Akıncı Village in Kilis border town, ISIL seized the control of the Harcali, Delha, Baragat, Elbil villages.
While the U.S.-led coalition forces have launched air operations over ISIL targets with the countries’ aircrafts around 11.30 a.m., the air movements have partially stopped in the afternoon. On the other hand, sounds of clashes have kept coming to Turkey side of the border and smoke keep rising from the Syria side. Security forces boosted top-level security measures at the border line with armed vehicles.
- Air operations of coalition forces’ targeting ISIL
- Smoke rising from the Syria side of the border