The Turkish army has shelled Kurdish as well as Islamic State (IS) group positions in northern Syria, according to Turkish media reports Tuesday, in a bid to open up a corridor for a major rebel assault.

Syria: Turkey shells Islamic state group and Kurdish Peshmerga positions on northern border

The Turkish army has shelled Kurdish as well as Islamic State (IS) group positions in northern Syria, according to Turkish media reports Tuesday, in a bid to open up a corridor for a major rebel assault.