897 militants 'neutralized' so far in Afrin op

Two dead after rockets from Syria hit Turkish border town

"Rockets landed in both Kilis and Hatay provinces, leaving 11 people injured, " the report said.

A prosecutor this week ordered the detention of 11 senior members of the Turkish Medical Association (TTB), including its chairman, after the organisation criticised the incursion into Syria´s Afrin, saying "No to war, peace immediately". Soon after the blast on Thursday night, authorities had reported the explosion took place in the gas boiler room of a tax office in the Cukurambar district.

On Jan. 20, Turkish military launched the cross-border land operation to fight the Syrian Kurdish militia, targeting the YPG elements in the Kurdish enclave with Free Syrian Army fighters through airstrikes and land forces. Ankara considers the People's Protection Units (YPG), part of the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces, being linked to the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), which is listed as terrorist organization in Turkey.

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Several agencies are involved in the case, including the Department of Justice and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission. A spokesman for the Asia-focused bank told the newswire that the group was pleased to have resolved the matter.

However, Turkey denied killing any civilian.

The suspected bomber was gunned down by the police, and eight other suspects were detained, the government of Ankara said in a statement.

The observatory also noted that 85 Syrian militants backed by Turkey had been killed in the operation, though Turkey placed this figure much lower.

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