BEIRUT, LEBANON (12:55 A.M.) – The Turkish Army’s suffered their highest number of casualties in northern Syria on Saturday, as they continued their three week long offensive against the Kurdish-led People’s Protection Units (YPG).
According to the Turkish General Staff, at least eleven soldiers were killed during the Turkish Army’s operations in the Afrin region of northern Aleppo.
The eleven Turkish soldiers were killed while aiding their allies from the Euphrates Shield in the Rajou and Bulbul districts of Afrin, which are currently contested.
In a separate incident on Saturday, a Turkish military chopper was shot down by the YPG as it was finishing up a mission in the Afrin region.
As a result of this attack by the YPG in northern Afrin on Saturday, two Turkish military personnel were killed after their chopper crashed.