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One Turkish soldier killed in Syria's Afrin

ANKARA, March 13 (KUNA) -- One Turkish soldier was killed on Tuesday during the "Operation Olive Branch" launched by Turkey in the Syrian city of Afrin, northeast of Syria, said Turkey's General Staff.
The soldier was killed during ongoing operations launched against the "terrorist organizations" like the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) and People's Protection Units (YPG) as well as the so-called Islamic State, it added in a statement.
The statement noted that at least 44 soldiers have been killed and 202 others wounded since the Turkish military operations launched on January 20.
Seven civilians were killed and 125 others injured by the falling of missiles launched by terrorist organizations' members in southern Turkey, according to the statement. (end) rs.amm.hm