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    Violence Erupts as Islamic State Rises (1839)

    Turkey's operation to free Syria's border city of Jarablus from the Daesh jihadist group could last over two weeks, local NTV news channel reported Wednesday.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — According to the Turkish television news channel citing military sources, the operation could last 15 days, and it aims to fully liberate Jarablus from Daesh militants and make a progress toward the jihadist group's de facto capital of Raqqa in northern Syria.

    Turkish authorities announced earlier in the day that Turkish forces, alongside US-led coalition aircraft, had begun a military operation to clear the Syrian border town of Daesh militants.

    Daesh is a terrorist organization outlawed in numerous countries worldwide, including Russia.

    Violence Erupts as Islamic State Rises (1839)


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