Syrian Kurds take key town south of Turkish border

Kurdish-led forces have captured one of three remaining rebel-held towns near the Turkish border in northern Aleppo province, a monitoring group says.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says that the Kurdish-led Democratic Syria Forces (DSF) are in full control of Tel Rifaat.

The DSF are carrying out mopping-up operations after heavy fighting accompanied by Russian airstrikes in support of the DSF and Turkish artillery fire against them.

Last update: Mon, 15/02/2016 - 23:01

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