Three killed in shelling on Turkish city bordering Syria: Minister
Turkey's Minister of Interior announces that three people were killed in a missile attack on the Turkish city of Karkamis.
Turkish Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said on Monday that a missile attack that targeted a Turkish city bordering Syria resulted in three deaths.
The minister stated that the missiles targeted the Turkish city of Karkamis, killing a child in addition to two others, while six were injured.
"Three people were killed, including one child," the minister told reporters.
Turkish authorities accused the PKK and the SDF of firing missiles at Turkish territory from northern Syria.
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Earlier today, Kurdish Firat News Agency (ANF) said that Turkey carried out an air raid on the Kurdish city of Ain Al-Arab in northern Syria, which is under the control of the Kurdish Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF).
Al Mayadeen's correspondent in Syria reported on Sunday that Turkish warplanes bombed a number of villages in the northern countryside of Aleppo and north of Al-Raqqa.
The Turkish army shelled several villages in the northern countryside of Aleppo and fired missile barrages at the positions of the SDF in Al-Malikiyah area, north of Al-Hasakah, and Ain Issa area, north of Al-Raqqa.
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In the same context, the Turkish daily Yeni Safak reported that Turkey has carried out an air operation in northern Syria, which could be the first step toward a land operation.
According to the agency, 89 targets were destroyed during the airstrikes on Syria and Iraq - many PKK leaders were eliminated.
Earlier last week, Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar, announced that his country has launched Operation Claw-Sword with air raids targeting the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) and the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) in both Iraq and Syria.
"We are starting Operation Claw-Sword from now on," Akar said before the planes left their bases to hit the targets.
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