Pro-Syrian government militia move into Kurdish-controlled Afrin
25 February 2018 | 1:00 pm
Militants loyal to the Syrian government have entered the outskirts of Afrin to defend the enclave against Turkish forces. Syrian state media later reported Turkey had fired artillery on the position.
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