BEIJING, Oct. 12 (Xinhua) According to Russian Satellite Network, the Turkish Ministry of Defense released a message that the Turkish Army and the Syrian National Army had taken control of the residential areas of the strategic city of Las Ain when they launched an attack in northern Syria.
On October 12, local time, from the Turkish border, Syrian towns exploded and smoke billowed.
According to reports, the Ministry of Civil Defense said: The operation of theSpring of Peacein the area east of the Euphrates River is progressing smoothly and has controlled the residential areas of Las Ain City.
Turkish President Erdogan announced on October 9 that the Spring of Peace operation was launched in northern Syria to combat the Kurdish WorkersParty and the extremist organization Islamic State. On the same day, air strikes were carried out on the cities of Las Ain and Taylor Abyed in Hasek Province, Syria, followed by ground operations.
On November 11, about 100,000 people were displaced in the northeastern part of Syria and the only public hospital in the area was closed due to Turkeys military operations against the Syrian Kurdish armed forces.
Source: Responsible Editor of CNN: Li Zaixing_NBJS9026