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BEIRUT, LEBANON (12:20 A.M.) – The Turkish Army’s General Staff admitted on Monday night that their forces had suffered some casualties during latest offensive in the northern countryside of the Aleppo Governorate.

“Our serviceman was killed on January 22 in the village of Gulbaba in the Kilis province during Operation Olive Branch in clashes with terrorists from the Kurdistan Workers Party/Kurdish self-defense forces/Islamic State,” the General Staff said in a statement.

The Turkish General Staff did not comment on the Euphrates Shield losses.

The Turkish Army and their allies from the Euphrates Shield forces launched a large-scale offensive in the northern countryside of the Aleppo Governorate over the weekend, targeting several areas in the Afrin Canton under the control of the Kurdish-led People’s Protection Units (YPG).

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2018-01-23 06:10
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if those 5 tanks were destroyed there would surely be more killed Turkish soldiers?

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2018-01-23 16:53
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Not forcedly : Leopard2 are very survivable in case of direct hits, the tank is more likely to be put out of use than really being destroyed.