Erdogan: Turkey neutralizes 3,698 terrorists in Afrin operation
Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday that 3,698 terrorists have been "neutralized" in Syria's Afrin since the start of Operation Olive Branch, Anadolu reported.
Speaking at a ceremony at the presidential complex, Erdogan said: "Afrin's town center has been taken under control. We are now renovating schools and hospitals."
He added that Turkey will restore peace in Afrin soon.
Separately, Erdogan said 38 PKK terrorists were neutralized in the Iraqi city of Sinjar.
He added that counter-terror operations will not stop until threats along Turkey's borders are not completely eliminated.