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Syria: Wounded rushed to Afrin hospital after bombing01:04

Syria: Wounded rushed to Afrin hospital after bombing

Syrian Arab Republic, Afrin
January 23, 2018 at 17:33 GMT -00:00 · Published

People injured in reported Turkish airstrikes were rushed to a local hospital in Afrin on Tuesday.Eyewitnesses spoke of the air raids, with one saying "there were many raids. There were many wounded." On Saturday, Turkish war planes started to bomb Kurdish positions in Afrin shortly after the country's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced the start of a military operation named 'Olive Branch.' Turkey views the Kurdish YPG militia, which is active in northern Syria, as an extension of the banned militant group the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK).

Syria: Wounded rushed to Afrin hospital after bombing01:04
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People injured in reported Turkish airstrikes were rushed to a local hospital in Afrin on Tuesday.Eyewitnesses spoke of the air raids, with one saying "there were many raids. There were many wounded." On Saturday, Turkish war planes started to bomb Kurdish positions in Afrin shortly after the country's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced the start of a military operation named 'Olive Branch.' Turkey views the Kurdish YPG militia, which is active in northern Syria, as an extension of the banned militant group the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK).

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