Afrin: Turkish forces ‘encircle’ Syrian Kurdish city

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The Turkish military says it has surrounded the Kurdish-held city of Afrin in northern Syria, the focus of an offensive against a Kurdish militia.

A statement said troops and allied Syrian rebels had also captured “critically important areas”.

A Kurdish source confirmed that all roads into the city were now being targeted by Turkish shellfire.

Hundreds of civilians reportedly fled the city to nearby areas controlled by the Syrian government on Monday.

The Turkish operation aimed at driving the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) militia...


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Afrin: Turkish forces ‘encircle’ Syrian Kurdish city


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