​​Turkish jets kill 160 to 200 Syrian Kurdish YPG soldiers in air strikes – northern Syria 

Turkish jets carried out 26 air strikes on 18 Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Unit (YPG), the military wing of the Democratic Union Party (PYD), targets in northern Syria, killing 160 to 200 militants, the Turkish army said in a statement on Oct. 20.The army said late on Oct. 19 that its jets had pounded areas recently captured by the YPG militants, destroying nine buildings, one armored vehicle and four other vehicles that belonged to the YPG militia. Turkey launched a military operation in northern Syria in August, using its armor and air power to help Free Syrian Army (FSA) fighters take territory near the border held by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).

Source: hurriyetdailynews.com


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