The Turkish army hit at least 91 Daish targets in northern Syria on Monday as part of the ongoing Operation Euphrates Shield, according to the military.
In a statement issued Tuesday, the Turkish Armed Forces said 91 Daish targets had been hit by Fırtına (storm) howitzer and tank fire, rockets and mortars.
Eight residential areas were largely cleared of Daish terrorists by Free Syrian Army (FSA) fighters and efforts continue to defuse mines and handmade explosive traps, the statement said.
Two opposition fighters were killed and six others were injured in clashes, the statement said, noting that there weren't any casualties or damage in supporting Turkish troops.
The statement added that Turkish jets had also destroyed seven Daish targets in an air operation in the region.
Turkey's Operation Euphrates Shield, which was launched on Aug. 24, is aimed at bolstering border security, supporting coalition forces, and eliminating the threat posed by terrorist organizations, especially Daish.
A total of 132 residential areas in a zone totaling nearly 1,100 square kilometers (425 square miles) of northern Syria have been claimed since the beginning of the operation, the statement said.
The operation is in line with the country's right to self-defense borne out of international treaties and a mandate given to Turkey's armed forces by its parliament in 2014, which was extended for another year in September 2015.
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