Syrian people flee on foot as they escape clashes between Turkish soldiers and Islamic State group fighters, 20km west of the Turkish-Syrian border town of Karkamis, in the southern region of Gaziantep, on Saturday. Photo: AFP Syrian people flee on foot as they escape clashes between Turkish soldiers and Islamic State group fighters, 20km west of the Turkish-Syrian border town of Karkamis, in the southern region of Gaziantep, on Saturday. Photo: AFP
Syrian people flee on foot as they escape clashes between Turkish soldiers and Islamic State group fighters, 20km west of the Turkish-Syrian border town of Karkamis, in the southern region of Gaziantep, on Saturday. Photo: AFP

For the first time since 2013, Islamic State territory is cut off from the outside world

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Syrian people flee on foot as they escape clashes between Turkish soldiers and Islamic State group fighters, 20km west of the Turkish-Syrian border town of Karkamis, in the southern region of Gaziantep, on Saturday. Photo: AFP Syrian people flee on foot as they escape clashes between Turkish soldiers and Islamic State group fighters, 20km west of the Turkish-Syrian border town of Karkamis, in the southern region of Gaziantep, on Saturday. Photo: AFP
Syrian people flee on foot as they escape clashes between Turkish soldiers and Islamic State group fighters, 20km west of the Turkish-Syrian border town of Karkamis, in the southern region of Gaziantep, on Saturday. Photo: AFP
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