Turkish army soldiers stand guard as Kurdish people wait in a hope to enter Cizre, a town subject to a curfew as part of...
Turkish army soldiers stand guard as Kurdish people wait in a hope to enter Cizre, a town subject to a curfew as part of a controversial operation against Kurdish rebels, on March 22, 2016 in Mardin, for Newroz celebration. Nowruz, the Farsi-language word for ‘New Year’, is an ancient Persian festival, celebrated on the first day of spring, March 21, in Central Asian republics, Iraq, Turkey, Afghanistan and Iran. / AFP PHOTO / ILYAS AKENGIN

BEIRUT, LEBANON (4:45 P.M.) – The Turkish Army carried out a new attack in the northern countryside of the Aleppo Governorate, today, targeting Kurdish-led People’s Protection Units (YPG) positions near the city of Azaz.

According to reports from Aleppo city, the Turkish Army heavily shelled the YPG’s positions in response to the latter’s attack that killed one soldier and wounded three others at the Turkish military base west of Azaz city.

No casualties were reported by either side.

The Turkish military and YPG have been trading attacks in the northern countryside of the Aleppo Governorate as the situation continues to deteriorate near the border.

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