المرصد السوري لحقوق الانسان
The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Kurdish shelling on Afrin leaves five persons dead including two children

Syrian Observatory activists have documented a spike in death toll due to Kurdish rocket attacks on Afrin. Two children and an officer of the Turkish-backed “Free Police” among five persons were killed in the shelling, while 15 others sustained various injuries, including children and women.

Hours ago, SOHR sources reported that that Kurdish forces fired several rockets on places in the Turkish-controlled city of Afrin, north-west of Aleppo. The shelling killed two persons at least and injured 12 others, including children and women. The shells also caused material damage in the targeted areas.

Turkish forces responded to the Kurdish shelling by shelling several places in the Kurdish-controlled township of Shirawa, north-west of Aleppo city.

On March 6, Kurdish forces shelled residential neighborhoods in Afrin city, leaving three persons wounded.

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