Oct 11, 2019 18:33 Asia/Tehran [Updated: Oct 12, 2019 21:42 Asia/Tehran]

According to the Turkish Defence Ministry, 277 Syrian Kurdish fighters were killed in the 3-days military operation in northern Syria.

Iran pressAsia: Meanwhile Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said at least 16 of its members along with six additional fighters were confirmed killed, and another 33 wounded.

Meantime, the Kurdish-language Hawar news reported that while the Turkish troops are trying hard to enter Tal Abyaz, at least 100 Turkish Army soldiers and their allied militants have been killed by the Kurdish militias.

The Kurdish forces withdraw around 20 kilometers from their military positions in Northern Syria as the Turkish Army continues its ground, air and artillery attacks on Kurds in the region.

The Kurdish militias’ withdrawal has taken place in the border region stretched from Raas al-Ain to North of Hasaka till the city of Tal Abyaz in the Northernmost part of Raqqa countryside.

It noted that nine Turkish Army soldiers have also been arrested by the Kurdish militias.

On Friday, Turkish warplanes and artillery hit Kurdish militia targets in Northeast Syria on the third day of a military operation that has killed hundreds and forced tens of thousands to flee.


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