January 20, 2018 / 5:50 PM / a year ago

Turkey says hits 108 Kurdish militant targets in Syria airstrikes

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish airstrikes struck 108 targets belonging to Kurdish militants, the army said in a statement on Saturday, hours after it launched an operation against a U.S.-baced Kurdish militia in Syria’s Afrin province.

The Turkish military did not say whether the targets were all in Syria’s Afrin’s province.

A Reuters cameraman at the border with Syria earlier reported seeing warplanes fly overheard, carrying out strikes on the Syrian side.

Reporting by Ezgi Erkoyun; Writing by David Dolan; Editing by Alexander Smith

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