88 dead in Turkish raids on IS-held Syria town: monitor

Turkish troops entered Syria on August 24 in support of pro-Ankara Syrian rebels, with the aim of ousting IS jihadists as well as Kurdish militia from the border areaAt least 88 civilians have been killed in 24 hours of Turkish air strikes on an Islamic State group bastion in northern Syria, a monitoring group said Friday. “Eighty-eight civilians have been killed in 24 hours,” Observatory head Rami Abdel Rahman told AFP. The Observatory says it determines whose planes carry out raids according to their type, location, flight patterns and the munitions involved.

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