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Afrin offensive: seven Turkish soldiers die in Syria

Losses mark the highest toll in one day for the Turkish military in Operation Olive Branch Seven Turkish soldiers have been killed in an offensive against Kurdish militia in Syria, including five who died in a single attack on a tank, Turkey’s army has said. The losses marked the highest toll in one day for the Turkish military in Operation Olive Branch, launched on 20 January against the Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) militia, seen by Ankara as a terrorist group.
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