Kurds say Turkey shot at forces in Syria

No comment from Turkish officials

(ANSA) - Rome, October 26 - Turkish army units have opened fire on fighters from the main Kurdish force in northern Syria deployed across the border in a majority Arab town, the Kurdish force and an allied rebel said Monday.
    There was no immediate comment from Turkish officials on the shooting, according to the Associated Press.
    The U.S.-supported Kurdish militia known as the YPG said on its official Facebook page that Turkish military shot at its forces deployed in the town of Tal Abyad twice Sunday, using mostly machine guns. An allied rebel fighter from a contingent of Free Syrian Army fighters called Volcano of the Euphrates, Sharfan Darwish, said no one was injured in the shooting and the Kurdish forces didn't return fire, AP said.
    Kurdish fighters expelled Islamic State militants from the town in June, dealing a major blow to the extremist group's abilities to access supply routes across the Turkish borders.


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