Turkey was targeted by 94 rockets: Turkish PM

 05 Feb 2018 - 19:12

Turkey was targeted by 94 rockets: Turkish PM
Prime Minister of Turkey, Binali Yildirim (2 L) inspects the Calik Mosque after a rocket fired by PYD/PKK terrorists from Syria hit the three centuries old Mosque in the Turkish border province of Kilis, Turkey on February 04, 2018 in Kilis, Turkey. Hakan Göktepe - Anadolu


Ankara: Prime Minister of Turkey Binali Yildirim said Sunday that a total of 94 rockets were fired by the PYD/PKK terrorist group since the beginning of Turkeys Operation Olive Branch in Syria's Afrin. 

Anadolu Agency (AA) reported said that Sixty rockets targeted the Hatay province and 34 landed in the Kilis province, both bordering Syria, Yildirim said during a visit to the Kilis governor's office. 
Seven civilians have been martyred, 113 people have been injured, Yildirim added.

The Turkish Prime Minister criticized certain allies without naming them for smearing the operation instead of supporting it. (QNA)

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