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Kurdish forces attack Turkish military base in Afrin, injure two soldiers
By Karwan Faidhi Dr

ERBIL, Kurdistan Region — Kurdish forces injured two soldiers in an attack on a Turkish army base in Afrin, northern Syria, soon after a US-Turkey deal over the establishment of a “peace corridor” in a bid to de-escalate tension in the region tensions was confirmed.

“One of our [military] bases was attacked by YPG/PKK terrorists in Afrin using anti-tank warfare, injuring two of our soldiers. The attack was launched from Tel Rifaat region [southeast Afrin],” the Turkish Defense Ministry said on Friday.

The People’s Protection Units (YPG) is a predominantly Kurdish force in northern Syria. It forms the backbone of the US-allied Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), which controls much of Syria’s north. Turkey claims that the YPG is the Syrian offshoot of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), which it has listed as a terrorist organization/

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