Turkey bombing pro-Assad forces - reports
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Turkey is bombarding forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad after they entered the enclave of Afrin on Tuesday, Turkish media reported citing Syrian state television.
Turkish jets struck a convoy of the militia as it entered the disputed area, Cumhuriyet newspaper reported. A group of 270 fighters made the incursion, it said.
According to Syrian State News agency SANA, Turkish jets bombed the region where the pro-Assad convoy would pass to enter Afrin.
Soldiers loyal to Assad entered Afrin earlier on Tuesday, according to Iran-backed Hezbollah's media arm and local witnesses.
According to YPG spokesperson from Afrin who spoke to Sirwan Kajjo, a contributor to Ahval, pro-Assad forces haven't entered the city yet but "they are on the outskirts."
Brusk Haseke, a spokesman for Kurdish militiants in Afrin, confirmed that pro-Assad forces were being deployed but declined to give numbers, Cumhuriyet said.
Iranian semi-state news agency Press TV, published a video, allegedly showing pro-Assad forces are entering Afrin, below.