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Turkish forces reach outskirts of Afrin

Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army fighters are seen in Khaldieh village in eastern of Afrin, Syria. 



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Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army fighters are seen in Khaldieh village in eastern of Afrin, Syria. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army fighters are seen in Khaldieh village in eastern of Afrin, Syria. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi
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People flee after Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army fighters captured Khaldieh village in eastern Afrin. 



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People flee after Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army fighters captured Khaldieh village in eastern Afrin. REUTERS/ Khalil Ashawi

People flee after Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army fighters captured Khaldieh village in eastern Afrin. REUTERS/ Khalil Ashawi
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Afrin city is seen from Maryamayn village after Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army fighters were deployed in Maryamayn in eastern Afrin.


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Afrin city is seen from Maryamayn village after Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army fighters were deployed in Maryamayn in eastern Afrin. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

Afrin city is seen from Maryamayn village after Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army fighters were deployed in Maryamayn in eastern Afrin. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi
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Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army fighters are seen in Maryamayn in eastern Afrin. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army fighters are seen in Maryamayn in eastern Afrin. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army fighters are seen in Maryamayn in eastern Afrin. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi
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A family walks past a military vehicle belonging to Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army fighters after the capture of Khaldieh village, in eastern Afrin. REUTERS/ Khalil Ashawi

A family walks past a military vehicle belonging to Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army fighters after the capture of Khaldieh village, in eastern Afrin. REUTERS/ Khalil Ashawi

A family walks past a military vehicle belonging to Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army fighters after the capture of Khaldieh village, in eastern Afrin. REUTERS/ Khalil Ashawi
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Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army fighters are seen in Maryamayn in eastern Afrin. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army fighters are seen in Maryamayn in eastern Afrin. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army fighters are seen in Maryamayn in eastern Afrin. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi
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A Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army fighter patrols in Maryamayn in eastern Afrin. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

A Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army fighter patrols in Maryamayn in eastern Afrin. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

A Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army fighter patrols in Maryamayn in eastern Afrin. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi
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Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army fighters are seen in Khaldieh village in eastern of Afrin. REUTERS/ Khalil Ashawi

Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army fighters are seen in Khaldieh village in eastern of Afrin. REUTERS/ Khalil Ashawi

Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army fighters are seen in Khaldieh village in eastern of Afrin. REUTERS/ Khalil Ashawi
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A Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army fighter kisses his relative on the hand in eastern Afrin. REUTERS/ Khalil Ashawi

A Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army fighter kisses his relative on the hand in eastern Afrin. REUTERS/ Khalil Ashawi

A Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army fighter kisses his relative on the hand in eastern Afrin. REUTERS/ Khalil Ashawi
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A Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army fighter is greeted by his relative in eastern Afrin. REUTERS/ Khalil Ashawi

A Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army fighter is greeted by his relative in eastern Afrin. REUTERS/ Khalil Ashawi

A Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army fighter is greeted by his relative in eastern Afrin. REUTERS/ Khalil Ashawi
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Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army fighters are seen with a villager in eastern Afrin. REUTERS/ Khalil Ashawi

Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army fighters are seen with a villager in eastern Afrin. REUTERS/ Khalil Ashawi

Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army fighters are seen with a villager in eastern Afrin. REUTERS/ Khalil Ashawi
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A Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army fighter is seen resting in eastern Afrin. REUTERS/ Khalil Ashawi

A Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army fighter is seen resting in eastern Afrin. REUTERS/ Khalil Ashawi

A Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army fighter is seen resting in eastern Afrin. REUTERS/ Khalil Ashawi
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Debris and wreckage of cars seen along a road after Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army fighters advanced in north of Afrin. 

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Debris and wreckage of cars seen along a road after Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army fighters advanced in north of Afrin. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

Debris and wreckage of cars seen along a road after Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army fighters advanced in north of Afrin. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi
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Turkish soldiers and Free Syrian Army fighters are seen after advancing in north of Afrin.


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Turkish soldiers and Free Syrian Army fighters are seen after advancing in north of Afrin. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

Turkish soldiers and Free Syrian Army fighters are seen after advancing in north of Afrin. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi
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Smoke rises as Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army fighters advanced in north of Afrin. 


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Smoke rises as Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army fighters advanced in north of Afrin. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi

Smoke rises as Turkish-backed Free Syrian Army fighters advanced in north of Afrin. REUTERS/Khalil Ashawi
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