Kurdish-led SDF: clashes with Turkish forces under way in border villages

by Reuters
Thursday, 10 October 2019 08:50 GMT

BEIRUT, Oct 10 (Reuters) - Heavy clashes are under way in Syrian border villages between advancing Turkish forces and Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) soldiers, an official in the Kurdish-led SDF said on Thursday.

"Fierce clashes are continuing in the villages that (Turkish forces) are trying to enter," said Marvan Qamishlo, an SDF media official.

(Reporting by Ellen Francis; Writing by Tom Perry; ; editing by John Stonestreet)

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