Up to date: Oct 09, 2019 23:44 IST
Damascus [Syria], Oct 9 (ANI): Two civilians had been killed in airstrikes performed by Turkish forces in Misharrafa village in northeastern Syria on Wednesday, Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) stated.
Two civilians additionally sustained accidents within the airstrikes.
The airstrikes have come as a part of the long-threatened army operation by Turkey in northeast Syria to take away Kurdish-led forces from the border space, reported CNN.
Tons of of civilians in northern Syria have fled areas on the border forward of the operation.
Hour earlier than the army operation, US President Donald Trump took to Twitter to sentence America’s army interventions within the Center East, saying that the nation has spent an estimated USD eight trillion in “preventing and policing” within the area, and misplaced 1000’s of troopers through the years.
“America has spent EIGHT TRILLION DOLLARS preventing and policing within the Center East. 1000’s of our Nice Troopers have died or been badly wounded. Tens of millions of individuals have died on the opposite aspect. GOING INTO THE MIDDLE EAST IS THE WORST DECISION EVER MADE,” Trump wrote on Twitter.
The US had pulled out its troops from Syria after Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan had introduced that it might kick off a army air and floor operation within the nation.
Greater than 1,000 US troops had been deployed in northeastern Syria, the place they work carefully with the Kurdish YPG, which leads the Syrian Democratic Forces within the area. The Kurds have confirmed to be amongst Washington’s simplest allies within the struggle in opposition to the Islamic State (ISIS) that has its stronghold in northern Syria.
Erdogan has repeatedly expressed frustration with Washington’s shut alliance with the Kurds alongside his nation’s border with Syria, linking them to the Kurdistan Employees’ Celebration (PKK), which is designated a terrorist organisation in Turkey. Washington additionally labels the PKK a terrorist group, however not the YPG. (ANI)