Beirut, March 2: Syrian activists say the Turkish air force has hit two positions of pro-government Syrian fighters deployed last week in the Kurdish enclave of Afrin, killing and wounding a number of fighters. Also Read - Aamir Khan Receives Criticism After His Pictures From Meeting Turkish First Lady Emine Erdogan Go Viral, Know Here Why

The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says the air strikes took place late yesterday in the village of Jamaa and killed 17 fighters of the force known as the Popular Forces. Also Read - Aamir Khan Meets Turkish First Lady Emine Erdogan During His Stay in Turkey For Laal Singh Chaddha Shoot

The main Kurdish militia in Syria, known as YPG, confirmed the attack in a statement, saying the air strikes killed and wounded several fighters Turkey’s military said Turkish-made ATAK helicopters struck a region in western Afrin, killing nine “terrorists.” It did not provide further details and it was not clear if the air strikes were in retaliation for the deaths of eight Turkish soldiers killed there yesterday. Also Read - International Flights: Turkey to Operate Flights to India, Other Countries From Aug 1 | Check Ticket Fare, Schedule, Other Details