Turkey launches attack on Islamic State in Syria

August 24, 2016 6:31 PM

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Turkey has sent tanks and special forces into Syria to help clear a border town of Islamic State (IS) militants.

Hundreds of Syrian opposition fighters were also part of the cross-border incursion to oust the militants from Jarablus, which was reported by both Turkish state media and Syrian opposition activists.

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