Following the deadly nightclub jihad attack in Istanbul on New Year’s Eve that left thirty-nine people dead, Turkey responded to Islamic State targets in Northern Syria with missile attacks.
The Independent reports:
The country’s chief of general staff’s office, cited by the state-owned Anadolu Agency, said Turkish jets struck eight Isis targets and that tanks and artillery opened fired on 103 targets near the al-Bab stronghold.
The retaliation, an immediate response to a gunman’s killing of at least 39 people at the Reina bar on the banks of the Bosphorus, has reportedly killed 22 people.
Russian jets have also attacked Isis targets in Dayr Kak which lies around five miles southwest.
Take a look at three of the strikes against ISIS targets.
The footage shows missiles obliterating Islamic State hideouts near the towns of al-Bab, Tadif and Bzagah. Twenty-two Islamic jihadists were allegedly killed in the blasts.
Additionally, Turkish jets and tanks also targeted over 100 ISIS targets inside Syria within hours of the attack.
The Daily Mail reports:
Citing the Turkish Chief of General Staff’s office, Anadolu Agency said Turkish jets struck eight IS group targets while tanks and artillery fired upon 103 targets near Al Bab, killing 22 extremists while destroying many structures.
Anadolu added that Russian jets also attacked ISIS targets in Dayr Kak, five miles to the southwest of Al Bab.
Turkey sent troops into neighboring northern Syria in August to clear a border area of ISIS militants and curb territorial advances by Syrian Kurdish forces.
The strikes were launched at Turkey continues to look for the jihadist who arrived at the nightclub in a taxi and began his murderous rampage.
The Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attacks on Monday morning, something they promised to do.
The Obama administration must be pitching a temper tantrum behind the scenes as they are the ones who created the Islamic State. They trained, funded and armed these Islamic jihadists in the region, despite claiming they didn’t. In fact, earlier this year, it was discovered that Islamic militias in Syria who were armed by the Pentagon were fighting those armed by our own CIA!
Now, other Muslims in the area are destroying what the Obama administration was building.
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