The People’s Protection Units (also known as the YPG) rebels have reportedly fired missiles targeting Turkish tanks in Jarablus.
A Turkish soldier operating in Syria was killed by a YPG anti-tank missile that hit a tank and injured another three soldiers. This occurred close to the SDF-controlled village of Amelina where the YPG have built fortifications.
The casualties are the first for Turkey since the launch of Operation Euphrates Shield to rid the border region of terrorists on Wednesday.
Speaking on condition of anonymity due to restrictions on talking to the media, a military official said Russian-made Kornet anti-tank missiles were launched at two Turkish tanks, the northern Syrian city freed from Daesh.
The tanks were hit 7 kilometers south of Jarablus, where Turkish forces helped the Free Syrian Army (FSA) to clear Daesh terrorists from the area. The rockets had been fired from an area where the YPG militia has been active.
— Military Advisor (@miladvisor) 28 августа 2016 г.