2 more civilians killed as Turkey undergoes shelling from Syria


Baku, Azerbaijan, Oct. 11

By Rufiz Hafizoglu – Trend:

As a result of shelling of the Turkish territory from Syria, two more civilians were killed in Suruc district of Turkey’s Sanliurfa province, Trend reports referring to Turkish media Oct. 11.

It is reported that terrorists periodically shell the Turkish territory.

“The Turkish Armed Forces destroyed the positions of terrorists with return fire,” the report said.

On Oct. 10, PYD/YPG terrorists shelled Turkey’s territory, and nine people were killed as a result.

On Oct. 9, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced the beginning of a new military operation in Syria.

“A new anti-terrorist operation entitled ‘Peace Spring’ is being conducted in northern Syria,” Erdogan added.

The president stressed that Turkey will completely destroy the hotbeds of terrorism in northern Syria.

On Oct. 7, Erdogan said that in anticipation of the beginning of new military operations by the Turkish Armed Forces in northern Syria, the US servicemen began to leave the region.

On Oct. 1, Erdogan noted that Turkey will have to create the safety zone in northern Syria alone.

Turkey and the US came to an agreement on the creation of a safety zone in northern Syria on August 7.

On Jan. 20, 2018, Turkish Armed Forces, together with the Free Syrian Army, launched the Operation Olive Branch in Afrin, Syria.


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