Turkey reports on Afrin operation

Turkey reports on Afrin operation

Turkey's Armed Forces have killed 1062 terrorists during Operation Olive Branch near Afrin in northern Syria, the Turkish General Staff reported.

"The Air Force hit 19 targets during Operation Olive Branch and destroyed on February 8, 2018, 34 more terrorists from the People's Protection Units (YPG), the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), the Democratic Union Party (PYD) and the Islamic State extremist group (outlawed in Russia - TASS). A total of 1,062 terrorists have been liquidated since the start of the operation," TASS cited the report as saying.

On January 20, the Turkish General Staff declared the start of Operation Olive Branch against the Kurdish People's Protection Units and the Democratic Union Party in Syria’s Afrin inhabited by about 1.5 mln Kurds and refugees from other Syrian regions. 


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