BEIRUT, LEBANON (1:25 P.M.) – The Turkish military sent more reinforcements to the Afrin region in northwest Aleppo this week amid reports of their forces beginning the second phase of Operation Olive Branch.
The reinforcements sent by the Turkish military consisted of armored vehicles, including tanks and ACPs that will be used in close quarter combat.
According to pro-opposition activists, the first phase of Operation Olive Branch was to capture the Afrin-Turkey border; this next phase will be to take over the entire region.
The second phase of Operation Olive Branch is expected to start in the coming days, as the Turkish military finalizes preparations for the attack.
Below are the photos from the Turkish convoy: