Baku, Azerbaijan, Oct. 16
By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend:
Three civilians were injured in Cizre district of Turkey’s Sirnak province as a result of rocket shelling from Syria, according to preliminary information, Trend reports Oct. 16 with reference to Turkish media.
It is reported that the injured were hospitalized.
“The Turkish Armed Forces destroyed the positions of terrorists by return fire,” the report said.
On Oct. 15, Turkey’s Mardin province was subjected to rocket shelling, as a result of which three people were killed and 12 were injured.
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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