On the 17th day of the ongoing combined operation of the Turkish Armed Forces and the Air Force of the international coalition against ISIS, the militants of the terrorist group launched a missile attack on the Turkish tanks.
Alarabiya agency has published a video showing a terrorist attack on the Turkish Armed Forces, during which four Turkish soldiers were killed. According to the agency, ISIS used "Cornet" missiles.
The "Euphrates Shield" is a joint military operation carried out by the special operation groups with the Turkish Armed Forces and the Air Forces of the international coalition against ISIS terrorist organization in Syria, which started in the early morning of August 24. The main objectives of the offensive are to clear the frontier regions from ISIS terrorists, ramp up the border security, provide support for the territorial integrity in Syria, as well as to prevent the creation of so-called "Kurdish corridor” on the southern border.