The media reported the appearance of Turkish troops near the Syrian city of Kobani

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Turkish troops entered the territory of the city of Kobani, located in the North of Syria and under the control of Kurdish militia. It is reported the Kurdish Agency ANHA.

According to the Agency, the Turkish army entered the towns and Bobine Sifaka, placing there their troops and equipment on Sunday, July 30, at 21:30 local time (coincides with Moscow).

Local residents said that soldiers dominate the territory, reports ANHA.

The self-defense forces of Syrian Kurds warned that if Turkish troops do not withdraw from Kobani, they will have to respond.

In 2012, a year after the outbreak of civil war in Syria, Kobani under control of Kurdish forces of self-defense. At the end of 2014, the city began to storm the militants of the terrorist group “Islamic state” (IG, is prohibited in Russia). The extremists never managed to capture Kobani, but the result of fierce fighting the town was virtually destroyed.