Afrin offensive: Eight Turkish soldiers killed in Syria clashes
Eight Turkish soldiers have been killed in fighting in the north Syrian region of Afrin, the military says.
Another 13 were injured in the clashes on Thursday, with several said to be in a critical condition.
It is one of the bloodiest days for Turkish troops since they began a major offensive against Kurdish fighters in Afrin in January.
Meanwhile, the UN Human Rights Council is due to debate the situation in Syria's besieged Eastern Ghouta area.
More than 580 people have reportedly been killed in the rebel-held enclave near Damascus since the government and its allies intensified a... read more
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