Turkey's Syria offensive: Smoke billows in border areas
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Turkey's offensive in Syria: Smoke billows in border areas

Turkish warplanes have bombed parts of north-eastern Syria at the start of an offensive which could lead to conflict with Kurdish-led allies of the US.

Turkey says the operation is aimed at creating a "safe zone" cleared of Kurdish militias, which it regards as terrorist groups. Turkey also wants to move Syrian refugees from its territory into the area.

  • 09 Oct 2019
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