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Turkish forces take Syrian town Ras al-Ain, defence ministry says

AFP  |  Istanbul 

Turkish forces have taken control of the Syrian border town of Ras al-Ain, which has been a focus of its operation against Kurdish militants, the defence ministry said Saturday.

"As a result of successful operations within the scope of Operation Peace Spring, the urban area of Ras al-Ain to the east of the Euphrates was taken under control," the defence ministry announced on Twitter.

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First Published: Sat, October 12 2019. 15:25 IST