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IS mercenaries dominate a village in Idlib

NEWS DESK– IS mercenaries took control of Bashkun village of Idlib province again after being expelled from it 4 years ago, after Turkey has sent its forces to Idlib’s areas in Syria.

According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights IS mercenaries have recovered the control of Idlib’s villages, after clashes have been launched with Hayat Tahrir al-Sham which was known as Jabhet al-Nusra previously.

This came after days of clashes between IS mercenaries and Hayat Tahrir al-Sham in the neighboring Hama province, IS mercenaries were able to control of many villages in the northeast of the province, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.

The emergence of IS mercenaries again a few days after Turkey sent troops to Syria entered from Idlib, and then Turkish Defense Minister Nour al-Dein Janikli said that there is a “real danger” in Afrin area and it must be removed, which was meant by the People’s Protection Units (YPG) and justified his occupation of the area.

Just as Turkey had launched a military operation in North Syria under the name of the Euphrates Shield in August 2016, it said that its aim was to remove the armed IS mercenaries from the Turkish border, but the operations focused on fighting (YPG) in the region.