Turkey’s southern province shelled from Syrian territory
Baku, Azerbaijan, Oct. 19
By Orkhan Quluzade – Trend:
Three mortar shells landed in the territory of Turkish province of Osmaniye, Haber 7 newspaper reported Oct. 19.
Two people were wounded in the ensuing explosions.
Reportedly, Osmaniye was shelled from the territory of Syria.
On Aug. 24 morning, the Turkish Air Force with the support of the coalition aircraft launched an operation to liberate the city of Jarabulus from the “Islamic State” (IS, ISIL, ISIS or Daesh) militants in northern Syria.
The operation was dubbed the “Shield of the Euphrates”.
Syria has been suffering from an armed conflict since March 2011, which, according to the UN, has so far claimed over 500,000 lives. Militants from various armed groups are confronting the Syrian government troops. The IS, the YPG and the PYD are the most active terrorist groups in Syria.
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