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Turkey's Syria offensive has begun, says President Erdogan

WorldNews Wednesday, 9 October 2019 ()
Turkey's Syria offensive has begun, says President ErdoganA Turkish operation against Kurdish militants in northern Syria has begun, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced on Twitter, as explosions were heard in the border town of Ras Al Ain. "The Turkish armed forces and Syrian National Army (rebel groups backed by Ankara) have began Operation Peace Spring in the north of Syria," Mr Erdogan wrote on Twitter as a surprise withdrawal of US troops made way for the planned incursion. Several large explosions rocked the northeast Syrian town of Ras al Ain, on the border across from the Turkish town of Ceylanpinar, according to Turkish news provider CNN Turk. President Erdogan's aide Fahrettin Altun said earlier on Wednesday that fighters...
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