A number of civilians were killed and injured in alleged Turkish shelling of Afrin, Syria, local media reported – though specific casualty numbers were not given.
Afrin Anha reported the shelling of the town of Afrin, targeting the neighbourhood of Mahmoudiyah – and the road of Jenderis – and the vicinity of the village of Kafr Chile.
There were dozens of missiles, and there is preliminary news about martyrs and wounded in the ranks of civilians.
According to Alwatan, the continuous shelling of the Mahmudiyah neighbourhood in Afrin and the Jenderes area to the west resulted in the deaths and injuries of civilians, including children, who were taken to Afrin Hospital for treatment.
Other sources also reported Turkish bombing of the area, resulting in civilian casualties.
The local time of the incident is unknown.
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Reports of the incident mention the city of Afrin city, Afrin (عفرين), for which the generic coordinates are: 36.511389, 36.864167. Due to limited satellite imagery and information available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location further.