Turkey takes slow but firm steps in Afrin to avoid civilian casualties

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The correspondent was delivered to a state hospital in the southern province of Hatay and is reportedly in stable condition. According to the Anadolu news agency, the Turkish troops raised their national flag on top of the mountain, which had been used by the Kurdish forces to shell the Turkish border city of Kilis.

Turkish operations, including airstrikes against targets in Afrin, are ongoing. Turkey considers the YPG, the armed wing of the PYD, to be an extension of the Kurdistan Workers Party which has waged a decades-long insurgency in Turkey's mainly Kurdish southeast.

No fewer than five civilians in Turkey, including Turkish citizens and Syrian refugees, have died from rocket fire since Ankara launched a military offensive in Afrin, a Kurdish-enclave in northern Syria in January.

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Turkey's military launched an incursion into northern Syria's Afrin region against the US -backed YPG militia two weeks ago.

The operation also aims to establish security and stability along Turkey's borders and the region as well as to protect Syrians from terrorist oppression and cruelty.

The Ankara Chief Public Prosecutor's Office earlier on Sunday announced in a statement that investigations had been launched into individuals who have called on people to take to the streets to protest Turkey's operations targeting Afrin.

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