The Turkish air force launched air strikes on the positions associated with Kurdish rebels from the Military Council of Jerablus in Northern Syria. About it reports Reuters.

According to a source in the Turkish army, the aircraft struck the ammunition depot associated with the Kurdish rebels to the South of the town of Jerablus. At the same time, the Military Council of Jerablus said that the air strikes occurred in the village South of the city, with the result that there are victims among civilians.

The military Council of the Jerablus – a group of rebels, which is part of the Pro-Syrian democratic forces – a coalition of Kurdish defense YPG and Arab tribes that control almost the entire North-Eastern Syria and fighting with the group Islamic state. Train fighters of the Syrian democratic forces instructors from US special forces. The support of the Syrian democratic forces is the second, after the issue of the extradition of the preacher Fethullah Gulen, the cause of conflict between the US and Turkey.

Turkey believes fighters of the Kurdish defense YPG terrorists who allegedly cooperate with the group the Kurdistan workers ‘ party Abdullah Ocalan and want to assert control over the Turkish-Syrian border. To prevent this, August 24 Turkey intervened in Syria, Pro-Turkish rebels entered the city Jerablus, from which he fled, the terrorists of ISIS, and joined in the fighting with the Kurds in the surrounding villages.

See also: Why Turkey intervened in Syria




The Turkish air force launched air strikes on Pro-Western rebels in Syria 27.08.2016

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