ISIS Loses Control of Crucial Syrian Border Town

June 16, 2015 5:21 PM

24 0

ISIS Loses Control of Crucial Syrian Border Town

ISTANBUL — Kurdish militias and rebel fighters on Tuesday took full control of the strategic Syrian town of Tal Abyad on Turkey’s border, striking a blow against the Islamic State and expanding their realm of control.

Kurdish commanders and activists said the opposition forces had taken full control of the town on Tuesday after seizing most of it the night before after a withdrawal of Islamic State militants.

Also read: Libyan forces take control of Islamic State holdouts in Sirte: spokesman

Read more

To category page

Loading...