According to activists, Turkey has again attacked Kurdish targets in northern Syria. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported that Turkish forces had attacked a total of thirteen times in several villages since Thursday morning. Accordingly, in addition to areas controlled by Kurdish militias, areas controlled by the Syrian government are also affected. There were no victims. The bombings were not carried out from the air, it said. According to Turkey, it also uses guns on the ground.
Since the night of Sunday, Turkey has been using airstrikes in northern Iraq and northern Syria against the YPG and the banned Kurdish Workers' Party PKK. Ankara blames them for an attack on Istanbul's Istiklal shopping street almost two weeks ago. However, both groups denied this. The United States sees the YPG as a partner in the fight against the Islamic State (IS) terrorist militia in Syria.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan also mentioned the possibility of a ground offensive against Kurdish positions. Turkey has said it has attacked hundreds of targets since Sunday, neutralizing a total of 254 terrorists.
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