BEIRUT, LEBANON (11:31 A.M.) – Earlier today, Al-Masdar News reported that the Turkish Army once again attacked the Kurdish-led forces in northern Syria, targeting the positions of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in the Afrin Canton of northern Aleppo countryside.
The Turkish Army heavily shelled the villages of Deir Ballout, Malaa Khalil, Furfrak, and Qara Baba in the Afrin Canton according to local activists.
However, in retaliation, a Turkish soldier was killed from shot by an SDF sniper from across the border in Syria, the Turkish military confirmed on Wednesday.
The Turkish military announced in a statement that it immediately returned fire on SDF positions. No casualties were reported in the return fire.
The Turkish soldier was killed in the province of Hatay that borders Syria.