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  • Olive Branch Controls 7 Villages In Syria’s Afrin

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    Agencies (Qasioun) - The Turkish Armed Forces and Free Syrian Army (FSA) on Tuesday controlled seven more villages from YPG during Operation Olive Branch in Syria’s northwestern Afrin region.

     

    According to Anadolu Agency correspondents in the field, the villages of Maghar Juqq and Darmashkanli in Shaykh al-Hadid district, located west of Afrin, were cleared of YPG militias.

     

    Later on Tuesday, Ma’sar Juqq village in Mabatli district, Shaykh Abdurrahman, Kila and Qarah Bash in Jinderes, and Kafr Dali at-Tahtani in the Afrin district were also controlled.

     

    Since the launch of the operation, the Turkish military and FSA have controlled 217 locations, including five town centers, 182 villages, 37 strategic mountains and hills, and one YPG/PKK base.

     

    According to Bekir Bozdag on Monday, deputy prime minister and government spokesperson, the operation has controlled a total of 1,102 square kilometers from YPG militias.

     

    Source: Anadolu Agencies

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