Daesh has previously launched multiple attacks against Turkey’s territory near the Syrian border, including the shelling of the Kilis province.
The newly deployed tanks will aid existing units which use thermal cameras and cannons, Hurriyet Daily News reported, citing Turkish security officials. The mini drones are also being deployed to track the Katyusha rockets belonging Daesh militants, the media outlet added.
Daesh a designated terrorist group that has captured large areas of land in Syria and Iraq, where it proclaimed a caliphate. The terror group is outlawed in Russia, the United States and in several other countries.