40 dead as Turkish shelling, raids hit Syrian

40 dead as Turkish shelling, raids hit Syrian

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 40 dead as Turkish shelling, raids hit Syrian

Beirut: 40 dead as Turkish shelling and there are Turkish shelling and air strikes killed at least 40 Syrians on Sunday, their raid hit Syrian civilian and a monitor said, in the first significant civilian casualties in Turkey’s intensifying campaign in northern Syria.

Turkish warplanes and artillery attacked two villages on Sunday south of Jarabulus, northern Syria, according to a Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) spokesperson. Turkey’s state-run Anadolu news agency said the army had killed 25 Kurdish “terrorists” in air strikes as part of its unprecedented operation inside Syria.

Another 20 were killed and 25 wounded many seriously, in Turkish air strikes near the town of Al-Amarneh, it said. The latest fighting is likely to raise deep concerns for Turkey’s NATO ally the United States, which supports the Kurdish militia —— known as the People’s Protection Units (YPG) —— as an effective fighting force against IS.

Turkey’s state-run Anadolu news agency said the army had killed 25 Kurdish “terrorists” in air strikes as part of its unprecedented operation inside Syria. at there 40 people deads as turkish shelling.

The bombardments came after Ankara suffered its first military fatality since it launched the two-pronged offensive against the Islamic State group and Syrian Kurdish militia inside Syria on Wednesday.

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