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Turkish forces take Syrian town Ras al-Ain, defence ministry says


PTI Istanbul
Updated: 12-10-2019 15:20 IST
Turkish forces take Syrian town Ras al-Ain, defence ministry says

Istanbul, Oct 12 (AFP) Turkish forces have taken control of the Syrian border town of Ras al-Ain, which has been a focus of its operation against Kurdish militants, the defence ministry said Saturday.

"As a result of successful operations within the scope of Operation Peace Spring, the urban area of Ras al-Ain to the east of the Euphrates was taken under control," the defence ministry announced on Twitter. (AFP) RUP

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