Turkish Strike in Syria Kills Nine Hezbollah Members, According to Source

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Turkish army tanks stationed in the east of Idlib, Syria, Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020.
Turkish army tanks stationed in the east of Idlib, Syria, Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020. Credit: ,AP

Turkish strikes on northwest Syria late on Friday killed nine members of Iran-backed Hezbollah and wounded 30 others, a commander in the regional alliance backing Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said.

The commander said on Saturday that the Turkish strikes targeted Hezbollah headquarters near the city of Saraqeb in Idlib, a flashpoint of fighting in recent days, using smart missiles and drones.

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