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Turkish tanks have crossed into the Syria as part of a huge operation to drive Isis out of a key stronghold on the border.
The incursion came on Wednesday morning, following a night of air strikes and shelling around the town of Jarablus.
More than 220 rounds rained down on the area overnight in bombardment that started at around 4am local time (2am BST), with huge explosions lighting up the night sky.
Turkish media reported that a group of Turkey-backed Free Syrian Army rebels had also entered the region as part of the offensive codenamed “Euphrates Shield”.
originally posted by: midicon
Perhaps Assad should set a deadline and demand that all uninvited nations should depart Syrian territory. Those that don't comply can then be considered legitimate targets.
originally posted by: Tardacus
They all better be careful over there because this could get out of control very easily.
lets take a look at the scorecard
The U.S. is backing isis and the kurds
turkey is backing isis but fighting against the kurds
iraq is fighting against isis and the kurds
syria is fighting against isis and the kurds
russia is fighting against everybody who is anti assad
Yep, this could get messy real fast.
originally posted by: pompel9
IS is on the run, they have lost the important city Jarabulus.
This is a good thing, about time ground troops were deployed. Oddly enough it is Turkey that had the balls to do it. We cannot win this war against IS without boots on the ground.
I can't understand why people here are complaining about this. Unless you back IS.