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Turkey: Vehicle movement near Syrian border

Turkey, Akcakale
October 09, 2019 at 16:32 GMT +00:00 · Published

Cars carrying what are believed to be militia were nearing the Syrian border in the Turkish town of Akcakale, as Turkey launched an offensive into northern Syria on Wednesday.

Three cars can be seen driving towards the Syrian border at Tell Abiad, with one of them waving a Syrian flag out the side window.

The Turkish-aligned Free Syria Army is known to operate in the area.

Earlier on Wednesday, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced the beginning of the operation to create a 'safe zone' cleared of US-backed Kurdish militias, which Ankara labels 'terrorists'.

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Cars carrying what are believed to be militia were nearing the Syrian border in the Turkish town of Akcakale, as Turkey launched an offensive into northern Syria on Wednesday.

Three cars can be seen driving towards the Syrian border at Tell Abiad, with one of them waving a Syrian flag out the side window.

The Turkish-aligned Free Syria Army is known to operate in the area.

Earlier on Wednesday, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced the beginning of the operation to create a 'safe zone' cleared of US-backed Kurdish militias, which Ankara labels 'terrorists'.

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