Turkish military responds to attack on soldiers in Afrin

Orient Net 2019-01-19 09:05:00

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Turkey responded to a terrorist attack from Syria's northern city of Tal Rifaat on Turkish soldiers in Afrin, the defense ministry said Friday (Jan. 18), AA reported.

The PKK's Syrian affiliate People's Protection Units (YPG) carried out the attack, the ministry said on Twitter.

No additional details were provided as to the nature of the attack.

Turkish Armed Forces (TSK) conducted two successful operations in northern Syria with the Free Syrian Army (FSA).