Turkey's National Defense Ministry said Turkish troops in the region "have been alerted” and the developments are being followed.
Ballistic missiles fired from Syrian regime-controlled Kuweires airport in Aleppo have targeted civilian settlements and parking lots for fuel tankers in northern Jarablus and Al Bab districts, with civilian casualties reported, Turkey's National Defense Ministry said.
"After the firing started in the [Operation] Euphrates Shield area and civilians were targeted, a notification was sent to the Russian Federation side to stop the shooting [by the Syrian regime], and the determined targets were put under fire," the ministry said on Twitter on Monday.
The ministry also emphasised that the Turkish troops in the region "have been alerted” and the developments are being followed.
1- Suriye'de Rejim kontrolünde bulunan Halep’teki Kuveyris Havaalanı’dan ateşlenen ÇNRA ve balistik füzeler, kuzeydeki Cerablus ve El Bab ilçelerindeki sivil yerleşim yerleri ile akaryakıt tankerlerinin park noktalarını hedef almıştır. Sivil yaralılar bulunmaktadır. pic.twitter.com/KT8mzk1BCo— T.C. Millî Savunma Bakanlığı (@tcsavunma) March 14, 2021
Turkey launched Operation Euphrates Shield in northern Syria on August 24, 2016 to eliminate Daesh and other terrorists and help facilitate the safe and voluntary return of Syrians to their homes.
The operation lasted 216 days and ended on March 29, 2017.
During the operation, more than 2,600 Daesh terrorists were killed and 413 terrorists neutralised. Jarablus, Al Rai, Dabiq, Qabasin and Al Bab were all liberated from terrorists.