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7 Killed as Turkish Shelling of Kurdish Afrin Intensifies

Turkish forces shelled the Kurdish-held northern Syrian town of Afrin on Wednesday, killing at least seven people, Kurdish forces reported, as government shelling and airstrikes killed at least 20 civilians in the besieged eastern Ghouta enclave near Damascus, activists said. Shells slammed into the heart of Afrin at dusk at intervals just second apart, forcing residents to rush for cover, according to video published by the People's Protection Units, known as the YPG. The group is...

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