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Turkey bombs Kurdish and international coalition base in Syria with drone, killing two people

At least two Kurdish troops died this Tuesday by the bombardment of a drone of Turkey against a joint base of those forces and the US-led international anti-jihadist coalition in Al Hasaka province in eastern Syria.

The spokesman for the majority Kurdish armed group People’s Protection Units (YPG)Siyamend Ali, indicated on his Twitter account that a drone belonging to Turkey attacked a base where international troops fighting the Islamic State (IS) are also deployed.

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The action killed two members of the Kurdish Anti-Terrorist Units, Ali said.

According to a statement from the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, the military installations attacked are located in the area of ​​Asthah al Wazir, north of the homonymous capital of Al Hasakaand the action also caused serious injuries to three other people.

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East It is the second bombardment by a Turkish drone that has occurred in the last hours in the provincewhere two glider airfields have already been attacked recently, warned the NGO, based in the United Kingdom and a wide network of collaborators on the ground.

The action occurs two days after Turkey bombed several points in the north of Syriasome of them in Al Hasakaand caused around thirty deaths among civilians, Syrian government soldiers and members of the Kurdish forces.

Ankara pointed to a Syrian woman as the main suspect in the attack that on November 13 caused six deaths and 81 injuries in Istanbul, and assured that she had been trained by the YPG, considered terrorists by the Turkish authorities.

Syrian Kurdish forces denied any connection to the explosion and accused the Turkish president, Recep Tayyip Erdoganto find an excuse to attack northern Syria in order to win support for the elections to be held in their country next year.

Source: Elcomercio

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