Turkish military continues shelling PYD targets in northern Syria
HATAY – Doğan News Agency
DHA photoThe Turkish military shelled Syria’s Democratic Union Party (PYD) targets in northern Syria on Feb. 19, continuing to respond to fire coming from the region over the past week.
Turkish artillery units stationed in the Kırıkhan district of the southern province of Hatay shelled the PYD’s strategic targets five times in Syria’s Afrin province.
It was the first time that the PYD targets in northern Syria had been shelled from another border province apart from southeastern Kilis.
Meanwhile, Chief of Air Staff Gen. Abidin Ünal visited troops in Hatay on Feb. 13 where he examined the HAWK System at the battery command post.
Turkey has been recently shelling PYD positions in northern Syria, retaliating fire coming from the region.