Turkish TV channel NTV reported that on Friday, February 2, as a result of another rocket attack from Syria in the border town of reyhanli, one person was killed and seven more were injured. Two people were wounded in the shelling of the city of Kilis.
The Turkish authorities claim that we are talking about the attacks by the Kurdish fighters from Syrian territory, from the district of Afrin. It is alleged that 12 days after the start of the anti-Kurdish Turkish operation «Olive branch» in Syria as a result of these attacks five people were killed and more than 100 were injured.
Ankara blames the attacks on militants of the Syrian Kurdish «Democratic Union».
The Turkish General staff said that in the course of «operation Olive branch» has killed more than 820 Kurdish militants.
The Turkish authorities claim that the Kurds deliberately fired at both military and civilian population of Turkey.
Information on losses of the parties during the operation, Turkish troops against Kurdish armed forces in Syria remains extremely controversial. In the first days of the operation the parties to the conflict have reported hundreds of dead enemies, but did not publish information about their own losses. At the same time and they both insist that not fighting against civilians, telling of the death of local residents, the shelling of the opposite side.