TEHRAN (defapress)- A sum of 1,485 Kurdish militants have been killed in military operation by the Turkish Army and Ankara-backed militants in Afrin region, the Turkish Army General Staff announced in a statement on Wednesday.
News ID: 68667
Publish Date: 14February 2018 - 15:40
The army's statement said that 46 Kurdish fighters have been killed in the air and ground attacks of the Turkish army and allied militants in Afrin region in Northwestern Aleppo in last 24 hours.
It added that the total casualties of the Kurds in Operation Olive Branch in Northern Syrian stand at 1,485.
The Hawar news reported on Monday that the Kurdish fighters shot down a spying drone of the Turkish army in Qoudiyeh region in Afrin.
It added that the Turkish drone was a Beiraqdar pilotless aircraft, one of the most important products of the Turkish military industries.
Hawar news claimed that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan had signed the body of the drone before it flew over Afrin airspace.