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9/4/16

ISIS on the run in Syria as fighters flee from last territory on Turkish border - by Anthony Bond

Islamic State fighters in Syria have fled the battlefield having lost their last territory on the Turkish border.

Turkish-backed rebels on Sunday secured the area in northern Syria stretching from Azaz to Jarablus, pushing out Islamic State militants, state-run Anadolu Agency reported.

The move marks a substantial advance for an operation called Euphrates Shield, which started on August 24.

Turkish-backed rebels fighting under the loose banner of the Free Syrian Army have now taken the border town of Jarablus.

Read more: ISIS on the run in Syria as fighters flee from last territory on Turkish border - Mirror Online

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