Over 950 militants ‘neutralized,’ 36 strategic areas ‘captured’ in Afrin operation
ANKARA – Anadolu Agency
Turkish authorities often use the word “neutralized” to imply the militants in question either surrendered or were killed or captured.
In a statement, the Turkish General Staff said 23 People's Protection Units (YPG) and Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) militants had been neutralized on Feb. 6.
Afrin village captured
According to a correspondent based in the region, Dikmetaş village in the town of Sharan and Mount Sirghaya were both cleared of militants.