#Syria|#EuphratesShield|176th day update

17 Daesh terrorists, 7 FSA fighters killed in clashes in northern Syria

Turkish airstrikes and artillery shelling have killed 17 Daesh terrorists as part of the operation to liberate the northern Syrian town of al-Bab from terrorists, the military said Wednesday.

The statement issued by the Turkish military provided up-to-date information on the developments that took place between Feb. 14, 7 a.m. (GMT 4 a.m.) to Feb. 15, 7 a.m. local time.

A total of 194 identified targets were shelled by Turkish artillery units, while Turkish warplanes hit 30 Daesh targets destroying 16 buildings used as shelters, three command posts, one car bomb, 10 defense positions, and one ammunition depot.

A total of seven Free Syrian Army (FSA) soldiers died in a Daesh attack targeting a provisional army base settled in the south of al-Bab, as a group of terrorists, believed to number between eight and 10, opened fire and detonated a car bomb near FSA fighters. The statement also noted that eight terrorists were killed during the clashes.

The release also said that three Turkish soldiers have been wounded after their Kirpi-type, mine-resistant armored carrier rolled over. The wounded soldiers do not run any serious health risk, and have been taken to the military hospital.

Source : https://www.dailysabah.com/war-on-terror/2017/02/15/17-daesh-terrorists-7-fsa-fighters-killed-in-clashes-in-northern-syria

Map (this is not a FSA map) via syrienwar.de:


FSA foiled an attack on Hazwan and Abla at the west of alBab.

Reports that Russia putting a pressure on Turkey to hand over alBab to the regime against Manbij and Raqqa.