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Over 2000 Kurds pour into Syria’s Afrin to take on Turkish-led forces

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February 7, 2018 – Fort Russ News – Paul Antonopoulos

UPDATE: The error in the title has been corrected.

AFRIN, Syria – Over 2,000 unarmed Kurds poured into Afrin from other parts of Syria yesterday to take on the Turkish-led forces. 

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The convoy came to Afrin canton in northwest Syria unarmed, as stipulated in an agreement with the Syrian government so it could pass through its territory, and armed themselves in Afrin city. 

The 2,000 odd Kurds came to battle Turkish-led forces who on January 20 launched the “Olive Branch” Operation.

Despite battles going on for over two weeks, the Turkish-led forces are yet to make any significant advances against the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) that the Turkish government recognize as a terrorist organization.

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