Erasing Islamic State's legacy

The silhouette of an Islamic State fighter on a rearing horse is among the disappearing traces of the jihadists' grip on the Syrian border town of Jarablus after Turkish-backed rebels swept in. [12 photos total]

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A member of Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army (FSA), seen with a mural of the Islamic State in the background, stands guard in front of a building in the border town of Jarablus, Syria. (REUTERS/Umit Bektas) #
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Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army (FSA) fighters patrol in the border town of Jarablus, Syria. (REUTERS/Umit Bektas) #
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Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army (FSA) fighters are seen as they rest in a building in the border town of Jarablus, Syria. (REUTERS/Umit Bektas) #
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Women sit in front of their home in the border town of Jarablus, Syria. (REUTERS/Umit Bektas) #
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A girl carries water in a plastic can, with Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army (FSA) fighters in the background, in the border town of Jarablus, Syria. (REUTERS/Umit Bektas) #
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A member of Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army (FSA), seen with the Islamic State flags in the background, walks outside of a building in the border town of Jarablus, Syria. (REUTERS/Umit Bektas) #
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A boy holding a rifle stands next to a member of Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army (FSA) in the border town of Jarablus, Syria. (REUTERS/Umit Bektas) #
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Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army (FSA) fighters are seen in the border town of Jarablus, Syria. (REUTERS/Umit Bektas) #
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Members of Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army (FSA) are pictured as they look out from a building in the border town of Jarablus, Syria. (REUTERS/Umit Bektas) #
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A member of Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army (FSA) patrols in the border town of Jarablus. (REUTERS/Umit Bektas) #
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A member of Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army (FSA) is pictured in the border town of Jarablus, Syria. (REUTERS/Umit Bektas) #
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A member of the Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army (FSA) patrols in the border town of Jarablus, Syria. (REUTERS/Umit Bektas) #

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