Five Turkish soldiers killed in 'Operation Olive Branch': Turkish army

Five Turkish soldiers killed in 'Operation Olive Branch': Turkish army

Five Turkish soldiers were killed and nine were wounded in “Operation Olive Branch” carried out by the Turkish army in Syria’s northern Afrin province on Feb. 10, Turkish Armed Forces announced in two separate statements on the same day, Hurriyet Daily News reports.

Three Turkish soldiers were killed and five soldiers were wounded  in Syria’s Afrin district on Feb. 10, an initial military statement said.

A follow-up statement released on the same day said two more Turkish soldiers were killed, and four were wounded in the military operations. 

Meanwhile, at least 1,141 People’s Protection Units (YPG) militants have been “neutralized” since the beginning of Turkey’s “Operation Olive Branch” in Syria’s Afrin, the Turkish General Staff said also on Feb. 10.

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