Terrorists Form Operations Room in Aleppo in Collaboration with Turkey
According to al-Akhbar newspaper on Thursday, the operations room was set up in coordination with Turkey, adding that the development came concurrent with intensified clashes between the SDF and ISIL near Manbij in Northeastern parts of Aleppo.
The SDF, mainly comprised of Kurdish fighters, could win back several strategic silos near Manbij on Thursday.
A military source said on Thursday that the silos were one of the main ISIL strongholds near Manbij which is a strategic region.
Earlier reports today said that 1,200 members of the ISIL terrorist group were killed in clashes with the SDF near the terrorist-held town of Manbij.
Sputnik news agency reported on Thursday that the terrorists, including 5 ISIL commanders, were killed in the past 22 days near the strategic town of Manbij.
According to sources, the corpses of at least 560 ISIL members are now in the hands of the SDF forces.
In a relevant development on Wednesday, the SDF forces repelled ISIL’s large scale offensives near Manbij, killing 142 terrorists in the battlefield.
The ISIL stormed the SDF positions from Jarabulus, al-Bab and Maskaneh to remove the SDF siege on the trapped terrorist in the town of Manbij, but their attacks were fended off by the SDF.
The ISIL left behind at least 142 dead and many more wounded members and fled the battlefields.