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Shelling on Syria's Afrin kills six civilians

January 20, 2022 / 9:59 PM
Smoke billows above the Syrian town of Ariha in the rebel-held northwestern Idlib ...
Sharjah 24 – AFP: Shelling on the Turkish-held city of Afrin in northern Syria killed six civilians on Thursday, the latest in a spate of attacks, a war monitor said.
It was not immediately clear who fired the artillery shells but the attack came from a region where Kurdish fighters and Syrian regime forces are present, said the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.

"Six people, including two children, where killed," said the Britain-based monitor which relies on sources inside Syria for its reports.

Nearly 30 others were wounded, it added.
 
January 20, 2022 / 9:59 PM

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