BEIRUT, LEBANON (6:00 A.M.) – At approximately 12:30 A.M. (Damascus Time), the Turkish Air Force bombed the positions of the Syrian government forces that were stationed in the Afrin region of Aleppo.
According to a military report from Aleppo, the Turkish Air Force bombed the National Defense Forces (NDF) at the town of Sharan in Afrin, killing at least 18 military personnel and wounding three others.
In addition to the death toll, at least 19 other military personnel have declared missing as a result of this bombing.
The Turkish attack last night is believed to be in retaliation for the NDF helping the YPG foil the rebel attack on the Rajou District of Afrin.
More details to come…