Media: Turkish air forces strike blows in ‘ Afrīn near positions of Pro-government forces
TASS, February 20. The Turkish armed forces strikes on residential areas in the Syrian Afrin near the locations of the kids who go in there on Tuesday Pro-government forces. About it reports news Agency Sana.
Earlier it was reported that loyal to Damascus armed groups began to arrive in Afrin from Aleppo. As said Sana, “people’s militia arrived in this city to support the steadfastness of its inhabitants in the face of aggression from the Turkish regime”, held from January 20.
Meanwhile, as reported by Sky News Arabia, citing local activists, the Turkish air force attacked targets near the route on which the troops entered. In addition, the aircraft have bombed the areas which the militias used to call in the city. The TV station also notes that being in the place the journalists had to flee.
The decision on January 20, “operation Olive branch” in Afrin, home to some 1.5 million Kurds and refugees from other areas of Syria. According to the Turkish General staff, armed forces managed to destroy over a month 1614 terrorists, which in Ankara referred to the Kurdish fighters.