October 9, 2019 / 3:08 PM / 12 days ago

Syrian SDF: Turkish jets pound border towns, villages in northeast

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Turkish jets struck military positions and civilians in the Syrian border towns of Tel Abyad and Ras al-Ain, as well as near the cities of Qamishli and Ain Issa in northeast Syria, the Kurdish-led force that controls the region said.

The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said on Twitter that there was a wave of displacement and initial reports of civilian casualties without giving further details.

Reporting by Ellen Francis; Editing by Alison Williams

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