At least eight soldiers of the Turkish army was killed February 3 in fighting with Kurdish militia in the North-West of Syria. Thus, this day has become Turkey’s most deadly since the beginning of operation «Olive branch».
In the vicinity of Sheikh Harusa to the North-East of the Afrin Kurds burned the tank, killed five crew members. Details about the circumstances of death of the other is not reported. Immediately after the loss of the tank crew at the Sheikh Haruzo began to strike the air force.
«Kurdish terrorists will pay dearly for their crimes. They will have to suffer double punishment, and the day of reckoning has arrived» — said the Prime Minister Binali Yildirim.
His Deputy Bekir Bozdag demanded that the fighters of the Kurdish self-defence to leave Manbij, located to the East of Afrin, threatening to attack the area. He also said that in two weeks the operation killed 932 Thriller.
Recall that the head of the Central command of the armed forces of the U.S. General Joe Votel refused to withdraw American troops from Manuja. It threatens the clash of the two largest armies of the block of NATO.