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Another Turkish soldier killed in clashes in Syria's Afrin region

Tuesday 23/January/2018 - 02:21 PM
Sada El Balad
Edited by: Basant Ahmed
The second Turkish soldier was killed today، Tuesday in Syria’s Afrin region، the Turkish Armed Forces announced.
Noteworthy، a Turkish soldier was killed in clashes in Turkey’s border province of Kilis، near Syria’s Afrin region، the Turkish Armed Forces said in a statement on Monday.

Turkey launched a military operation on Saturday with rebel allies against a U.S.-backed Kurdish militia in Syria’s Afrin region.
he death toll from a Turkish offensive in the Afrin region of northwestern Syria stands at 18 civilians، including women and children، the spokesman for the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) militia alliance said on Monday، Reuters reported.

An additional 23 people have been wounded in the offensive، SDF spokesman Kino Gabriel added in a statement circulated on an instant messaging group run by the SDF. The SDF includes the Kurdish YPG militia - the stated target of the Turkish attack.

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