Turkish helicopter shot down by Kurdish militia in Syria's Afrin: Erdogan

From Reuters - February 10, 2018

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - A Turkish army helicopter was shot down by Syrian Kurdish YPG fighters near the north Syrian town of Afrin, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday and the Turkish military said two soldiers on board the aircraft died.

YPG sources separately confirmed the downing of the helicopter.

One of our helicopters was downed just recently, Erdogan said speaking to members of his AK Party (AKP) in Istanbul. These things will happen, we are in a war... We might lose a helicopter, but theyll pay the price for this.


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