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FEBRUARY 2023

Turkish Loitering Munition Hit Syrian Army Position Near SDF-Held Kobane (Videos)

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Turkish Loitering Munition Hit Syrian Army Position Near SDF-Held Kobane (Videos)

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On December 1, a Turkish loitering munition struck a position of the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) in the village of Koran to the east of the town of Kobane in the northeastern countryside of Syria’s Aleppo.

Kobane is a stronghold of the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF). Several units of the SAA were deployed near the key town in 2019 to maintain peace under a Russian-brokered agreement.

According to the Hawar News Agency, which is linked to the SDF, the Turkish strike left an officer and a soldier of the SAA lightly wounded.

The strike was likely carried out with an STM Kargu loitering munition, which has a maximum range of five kilometers and an endurance of 30 minutes. The loitering munition can operate in a swarm and has AI [artificial intelligence] image processing capabilities with support for facial recognition.

Turkish Loitering Munition Hit Syrian Army Position Near SDF-Held Kobane (Videos)

An STM Kargu loitering munition. Source: STM. Click to see full-size image.

Following the strike on the SAA position near Kobane, a salvo of rockets hit the Turkish-occupied town of Zahd in the northern countryside of Raqqa. The rocket attack, which was attributed to the SDF, killed three people and wounded several others.

Turkey launched a large-scale operation against Kurdish forces in Syria and Iraq, codenamed Claw-Sword, on November 20, in response to the November 13 deadly bombing in Istanbul. Ankara claims that Kurdish forces are the only target of its operation. However, since the start of the operation more than 20 service members of the SAA have been reportedly killed.

So far, Operation Claw-Sword has been limited to air and artillery strikes. Nevertheless, Turkey has been threatening the SDF with a new ground invasion.

A Turkish official told Al Jazeera on November 29 that Ankara completed all military and logistic preparations needed to launch a ground operation against Kurdish forces in northern Syria. The unnamed official said that Turkey had informed Russia of its rejection of the presence of the SAA in SDF territory in northern Syria.

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The Crunge

The guy in the wheel chair doesn’t look lightly wounded to me. If that’s the wounded soldier they were referring to.

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RICHLAND

Those dirty Turkish Dogs up their old tricks. The same shit they did in Ancient Palmyra. Being the ISIS JEWHADI. Now look up. See the the recent Satellite freshly delivered via the RF. Keep fucking around and you will see Magic FatherFuckers!

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Attila

Go back to your cave now stupid idiot .💥

Kızılelma

We have our satellite too don’t worry

HUMAN

SHITtila and masked SHITtema … Go and dig ITSELVES, UNHUMAN GENOCIDALS! OUT OF SURIYA! OUT OF CAUCASUS! OUT OF KURDISTAN! OUT OF IRAQ! OUT OF LYBIA! OUT OF OCCUPIED ANATOLIA, TRACE AND CYPRUS! OUT OF THE WORLD, UNHUMAN GENOCIDALS!

Kızılelma

Kürdistan? Where is it ? Peter pan Land ?

The Objective

The Muslim world finally awakened. Things gonna be bad for the West pretty soon. Keep watching.

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