BEIRUT, LEBANON (02:00 P.M.) – Clashes between the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) and the Turkish military has broken out in northern Efrin canton.

The SDF, who comprise mostly of the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG), have controlled Afrin canton since the spring of 2012.

The latest clashes has been concentrated around Karababa and Firfirke villages.

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The only reports so far are that two Turkish soldiers have been injured.

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miltiades
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those turdish idiots clash with realpeople – where is the outcrry?

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Kurdish forces should not force too much. Turks can take over Afrin too..

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According that pre-purges, Turkish army scored a 1.16:1 kill ratio against PKK and now PKK scores 5:1, YPG being much more heavily armed, well, they may enter, but they’ll soon come back home in body bags… Now go on like this and if YPG didn’t teamed with PKK, it could change as they’re in the same ideology… Have fun in Turkey if it happens as Turkey may also discover asymmetrical warfare and now, the really nasty trick to do? Opening a corridor to have ISIS flee Syria and Iraq into Turkey… There are what? 20-25M Kurds into Turkey? If all… Read more »
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You are absolutely wrong. Kill ratio is 4.40 Just check wiki. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kurdish–Turkish_conflict_(1978–present)

Besides there aren’t that much of Kurds in Turkey. New generation Kurds are mostly don’t know even their own language. They mostly vote AKP. So noone shouldn’t worry about Kurds will have independence indide Turkish soil.

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You are absolutely wrong. Kill ratio is 4.40 Just check wiki. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kurdish–Turkish_conflict_(1978–present)

Besides there aren’t that much of Kurds in Turkey. New generation Kurds are mostly don’t know even their own language. They mostly vote AKP. So noone shouldn’t worry about Kurds will have independence indide Turkish soil.

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