Turkey shelling northern Syria, attacking over 180 targets

Turkish armed forces resumed the shelling of Syria's border town of Ras al-Ain on Thursday morning
Thursday, 10 October 2019 10:23

On Thursday morning, Turkish forces resumed the shelling of Syria's border town of Ras al-Ain, located in Al Hasakah province, Sputnik reports quoting Syrian state-run Ikhbariya broadcaster.

Turkish Defence Ministry announced that attacks were carried on 181 targets in Syria's north. The Syrian state-run television claims that Turkey's shelling of Syria's border towns has left eight civilians killed and 20 others injured, Sputnik reports.

On Wednesday, Turkey conducted airstrikes and announced late afternoon the start of the land offensive.

The land offensive launched yesterday evening in Tel Abyad continues and the airstrikes targeting Ras al-Ain started again this morning. 

On the other hand, the latest statement made by the Turkish Ministry of Defense said: "our commandos are progressing in the East of Euphrates."