Rocket from Syria’s Afrin hits Turkish border province Hatay, no casualties reported

Rocket from Syria’s Afrin hits Turkish border province Hatay, no casualties reported

HATAY – Anadolu Agency
Rocket from Syria’s Afrin hits Turkish border province Hatay, no casualties reported

A rocket fired from Syria’s Afrin by People’s Protection Units (YPG) militants landed in Turkey’s Hatay province on Jan. 25, according to a security source.

The rocket fired by the YPG from Afrin hit a yard in the Reyhanlı district of Hatay at around 9:10 p.m., according to the security source.

No casualties were reported. Police, fire and health teams were dispatched to the area.

After the attack, the Turkish Armed Forces fired Fırtına (storm) howitzers at the militants.

Turkey on Jan. 20 launched “Operation Olive Branch” to clear YPG militants from Afrin in northwestern Syria.

Hatay, Kilis, YPG