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Syria civil war: Turkey sends 1,000 special forces on secretive mission to secure ‘security zone’ across border | The Independent

Syria civil war: Turkey sends 1,000 special forces on secretive mission to secure ‘security zone’ across border | The Independent

While international focus is on the devastating bombing going on in Aleppo, another offensive is taking place, much of it in the shadows, which could be a game-changer in Syria’s bloody civil war.

The Turkish military, with armour, air-power and troops on the ground – a thousand of them special forces – are moving deeper into Syria, along with Syrian opposition fighters, setting up a “security zone” across the border.

Source: Syria civil war: Turkey sends 1,000 special forces on secretive mission to secure ‘security zone’ across border | The Independent