Turkey launches ground operation

Turkey launches ground operation

          Turkey launched a ground operation across the border into northern Syria on Sunday, in a move likely to raise tensions with the United States. Turkish military enters Syrian city after days of airstrikes. Turkish officials said the troops entered the Afrin region a day after Turkish jets pounded targets there in an attempt to drive US-allied Kurdish militia from the area. Turkish forces entered the Afrin region along with the Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army, according to the Turkish state-run Anadolu Agency. Here, tanks are seen being transported to Hatay, southern Turkey, a…

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