Rocket fire from Syria kills teenager in Turkish border town

01 February, 2018, 00:46 | Author: Yolanda Murray
  • EXCLUSIVE Number of civilian casualties increase in Afrin

Activists say more than 65 civilians have died in Afrin since Turkey launched its aerial and ground campaign on January 20 to drive out a Syrian Kurdish militia.

Reportedly, battles are also underway to liberate Maranez and Bafel heights.

According to Erdogan, Turkish-led forces have killed nearly 400 Kurdish militiamen since the start of Operation Olive Branch on January 20.

Turkish media reports say two more rockets fired from Syria have struck a Turkish border town, wounding one person.

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An Armenian family that fled the Armenian Genocide 100 years ago and found security and stability in Afrin, was attacked by the Turkish massacre that followed them even in Afrin to be the victims of the bombing of the Turkish warplanes in the center of Rajo district, Hawar News Agency reported.

Since Turkey's decision to fight hand-in-hand with the FSA in northern Syria, in order to clear the region from Kurdish militants of PYD and the YPG, both considered as PKK branches by Ankara, the country has sent troops there.

Turkey's Catholic Church, whose seven dioceses and apostolic vicariates have around 53,000 members, according to the Vatican, has not commented on the military campaign.

The attacks inside Turkey have so far killed four people, including Ms Avlar.

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Talks with Turkey to prevent a military clash in northern Syria between the two North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies are "close and continuing", Pentagon officials said Monday.

A German-Kurdish player previously convicted of support for Kurdish separatists in Turkey has been banned for life, the Turkish Football Federation (TFF) said on Tuesday.

"The whole world knows and should know that Turkey does not operate with the mentality of an invader", Yildirim said.

In an interview with French newspaper Le Figaro, Macron said that Turkey must co-ordinate with allies, and that its operation inside Syria must be limited to fighting terror.

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