The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

“Euphrates Shield” advances in the countryside of al-Bab and controls at least 11 villages in 48 hours

Violent clash are still taking place between the “Islamic State” against the rebel and Islamic Factions of the “Euphrates Shield” operation supported by the Turkish forces and warplanes, in conjunction with detonating two booby trapped vehicles at least by the organization in the area, amid exchange of shelling between both parties, where the factions managed to advance today and control the villages of Shdar and Shwiha in the countryside of al-Bab city northeast of Aleppo province, which raise to 11, the number of villages controlled by factions during the past 48 hours, they are the villages of Shdar, Shwiha, Sosenbat, Tarhin, Yaziji, Arab Jodak, Naaman, Btahak, Msibin, Sheikh Alwan and Zmikeh, expanding their controlled area in al-Bab city, and now they are only about 7 kilometers away from the city.