Turkey Claims To Have Won A Key Syrian Border Town From Kurdish Forces
Saturday, 12 October 2019 () Heading into a fourth day of military attacks on northern Syria, Turkish officials say forces have captured Ras al-Ayn and several surrounding villages. But reports indicate fighting continues.
Shelling could be heard at the Syrian-Turkish border on Friday morning despite a five-day ceasefire agreed between Turkey and the United States, and Washington said the deal covered only a small part..
Erdogan said Turkish-led forces had killed 440 fighters from the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), in which the YPG comprises the main fighting... DNA Also reported by •Reuters India •IndiaTimes •Haaretz