12 Turkish soldiers and 8 mercenaries killed in SDF retaliatory actions

The SDF stated that their actions were carried out as a legitimate response in retaliation to the Turkish aggressions.

The Press Center of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) announced the details of their actions against the invading Turkish army and allied mercenaries in northern Syria.

12 Turkish occupying soldiers and 8 Turkish-backed mercenaries were killed as a result of the legitimate response operations conducted by our forces in retaliation to the Turkish aggressions on regions stretching from Zarkan to Manbij,” said the SDF statement on Friday.

The statement added, “Over the past five days, our forces thwarted four infiltration attempts by the occupying army and its mercenaries after clashes with them.”