At least 11 killed as clashes continue in Afrin

The operation launched by Turkish forces against Ahrar al-Sharqiya group in Afrin continues. At least 11 people died in clashes.

Clashes are taking place between Turkish military forces and Ahrar al-Sharqiya group in Afrin.

Reports suggest that at least 10 members of Ahrar al-Sharqiya and 1 member of Turkish special forces were killed during the fighting but the exact number of casualties couldn’t be determined yet due to the ongoing curfew in the city.

Local sources report that Turkish state forces have asked Ahrar al-Sharqiya commanders to retreat to Idlib together with their weapons.