According to the Turkish General Staff, about 200 Kurdish fighters have been killed by Turkish airstrikes in northern Syria. As a representative of the Kurdish self-defense forces said, the Turkish Air Force has bombed Kurdish positions in the north of Aleppo province.
Turkish airstrikes have claimed lives of about 160-200 fighters of the Kurdish self-defense forces in northern Syria, the Turkish General Staff said on October 20.
“Our Air Force as part of the Euphrates Shield operation carried out 26 strikes on 18 targets of the Kurdish Syrian Democratic Forces – the Kurdistan Workers’ Party, killing 160-200 militants,” the General Staff said.
According to the Turkish General Staff, airstrikes have also destroyed arms depots, nine buildings, controlled by Kurdish units, and five vehicles.
Meanwhile, a source in the Kurdish self-defense forces said that positions of Kurdish fighters in the villages of Um al-Qura and Um al-Haush in northern Aleppo province have been attacked by the Turkish Air Force.
According to the source, Turkish aircraft “have bombed positions of Kurdish revolutionary formations in the villages of Um al-Haush and Um al-Qura to the south of the city of Mari.” According to preliminary data, at least four airstrikes have been carried out for half an hour that the warplanes were in the air, the RIA Novosti news agency reported.
Earlier, a member of the opposition Syrian Democratic Council, Kurdish politician Reyzan Khedu, said that the Turkish Army allegedly covers attacks of the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group and other armed groups in the north of Aleppo province.
Earlier, on Wednesday, it was reported that Russia and Turkey have agreed on joint efforts to withdraw terrorists from the Syrian city of Aleppo.