Olive Branch Controls Afrin City

Agencies (Qasioun) - The Turkish military and the Syrian opposition said Sunday it had taken complete control of the Afrin town center in northwestern Syria.


“The Afrin town center was taken under control by Turkish Armed Forces and Free Syrian Army,” the General Staff said on its official Twitter account.


A search operation for mines and improvised explosive devices is underway, it added.


Turkey and Syrian opposition on Jan. 20 launched Operation Olive Branch to remove PYD militias from Afrin.


Source: Anadolu Agency