Bus targeted in Syria's Afrin, casualties reported
Orient Net 2019-01-20 09:36:00
An explosion took place in the city of Afrin in northern Syria on Sunday (January 20), Orient News correspondent said.
The explosion targeted a bus of civilians, but according to video footage, men with military uniform were injured or killed.
شهداء وجرحى إثر انفجار في حافلة نقل ركاب في مدينة عفرين pic.twitter.com/j1w5EKQRoF— هادي العبدالله Hadi (@HadiAlabdallah) January 20, 2019
Afrin is under the control of the Free Syrian Army (FSA) backed by the Turkish military. Earlier, it was controlled by PKK-affiliated SDF/YPG militias.
A FSA-Turkish operation, Olive Branch Operation, was launched in 2017, driving out and neutralizing the Kurdish militias in 2018.