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Kurds accuse Turkey of using white phosphorus

Kurds accuse Turkey of using white phosphorus
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Thursday, 24 October, 2019, 20:50

The use of such weapons since the start of the cross-border assault by Turkey and its Syrian proxies could not be confirmed independently.

In a statement issued eight days into the deadly offensive, the Kurdish administration said Turkey had resorted to their use because of unexpectedly stiff resistance by Kurdish fighters in the key border town of Ras al-Ain.

"The Turkish aggression is using all available weapons against Ras al-Ain," the Kurdish statement said.