Nearly 45 Turkish Soldiers, Allied Militants Killed in Clashes with Kurds in Northern Syria

TEHRAN (FNA)- Nearly 45 Turkish military men and Ankara-backed militants were killed and a large volume of their equipment were destroyed in Operation Olive Branch against the Kurds in Afrin region in Northwestern Aleppo, a Kurdish media outlet reported on Sunday.

Hawar news reported that a sum of 35 Turkish forces and allied militants were killed and several more were wounded in clashes between the forces of Operation Olive Branch and the Kurdish fighters near the village of Umra in Shera region, adding that a military vehicle of the Turkish forces was also destroyed.

Hawar news further said that the Kurdish fighters stormed the Turkish soldiers and their affiliated militants near the town of Jandaris, killing 6 army men and militants and wounding several more.

In the meantime, a military vehicle of the Turkish forces was destroyed and three soldiers on board were killed in the Kurdish militants’ attack near the village of Jaqla in Shiyeh region.

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Source: News Now | Fars News Agency

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