First Turkish air strikes on Kurdish zone in Syria in 17 months: monitor

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Sun, 2021-03-21 02:52

BEIRUT: A Turkish warplane on Saturday bombed a zone in northern Syria held by Kurdish militias, Ankara’s first strike on the country in 17 months, a monitor said.
“A Turkish warplane targeted military positions of the Syrian Democratic Forces in the village of Saida on the outskirts of Ain Issa,” the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

Smoke billows from targets inside Syria during a bombardment by Turkish forces on Oct. 9, 2019 against Kurdish fighters. (AP file photo)
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