People Flee Border Town in Northeast Syria-Witness

The New York Times 2 months ago

BEIRUT — A witness in the Syrian town of Tel Abyad told Reuters that sounds of explosions rang out and smoke was rising nearby along the border with Turkey, as people fled the town en masse on Wednesday.

Turkey launched a military operation against Kurdish fighters in northeast Syria on Wednesday, with air strikes hitting the border town of Ras al Ain.

(Reporting by Ellen Francis; Editing by Alison Williams)


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