Turkish defense ministry: five military personnel wounded after Kurdish militia attack

Turkish forces advance towards Manbij, Syria on October 14. (File photo: AP)

Five Turkish military personnel were wounded around the Syrian border town of Ras al Ain in an attack carried out by the Kurdish YPG militia, the Turkish defense ministry said on Thursday, after the militia accused Ankara of attacking the area.

The attack was conducted using drones, mortars and light weapons, the ministry said in a statement, adding that Turkish forces had retaliated the attacks in self-defense.

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