Two more civilians in Turkish territory killed in rocket shelling from Syria
Baku, Azerbaijan, Oct. 15
By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend:
Two more civilians were killed in the Kiziltepe district of Turkey’s Mardin province as a result of rocket shelling by PYD/YPG terrorists from Syria, Trend reports referring to the Turkish media Oct. 15.
The number of the injured has reached 12 people.
It was earlier reported that five civilians were injured in the Kiziltepe district as a result of shelling of Turkish territory from Syria.
“The Turkish Armed Forces destroyed the positions of the terrorists by return fire,” the report said.
On Oct. 9, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced the beginning of a new military operation in Syria, called "Peace Spring".
The president stressed that Turkey will completely destroy the hotbeds of terrorism in northern Syria.
On Oct. 7, Erdogan said that in anticipation of the beginning of new military operations by the Turkish Armed Forces in northern Syria, the US servicemen began to leave the region.
On Oct. 1, Erdogan noted that Turkey will have to create the safety zone in northern Syria alone.
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