Turkey launches military operation in northern Syria

President Erdoğan announces start of operation, as large explosions reported near border

Turkey has launched a military operation in northern Syria, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and other senior officials have said, as Kurdish fighters reported that warplanes are attacking the region.

Several large explosions rocked the north-east Syrian town of Ras al Ain, on the border across from the Turkish town of Ceylanpinar, a CNN Turk reporter said, adding that the sound of planes could he heard above.

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Source: The Guardian
Turkey launches military operation in northern Syria