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Turkish warplanes begin bombing northeast Syria


Turkish warplanes and artillery have begun shelling Syria’s predominantly Kurdish northeastern town of Serekaniye, Mustafa Bali, the spokesperson of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), said on Wednesday. 


A source in Serekaniye told The Baghdad Post that four warplanes are hovering over the town, and there is heavy artillery shelling the silos near the border.

According to local media, the Turkish warplanes are bombarding Safeh village, located five kilometers on the western outskirts of Serekaniye. It added that Turkish artillery shelled the Mahatta and Malla Darwish main streets in Serekaniye.

Waves of people in Serekaniye began to leave their homes on Wednesday to flee the Turkish shelling.