Baku, Azerbaijan, Jan. 26
By Rufiz Hafizoglu – Trend:
More than 20 strongholds of terrorists have been destroyed in Syria’s Afrin city within the Operation Olive Branch, the Turkish General Staff said in a message Jan. 26.
During the whole period of the operation, 343 militants of the Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD) and the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) were killed.
"Operations are being held in Afrin successfully," the message said.
On Jan. 20, the Turkish Armed Forces, together with the Free Syrian Army, launched the Operation Olive Branch in Afrin, Syria.
F-16 fighter planes of the Turkish Air Force, which are inflicting air strikes on the positions of PYD on the Syrian-Turkish border, are involved in the operation.
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