AZAZ, Syria

Displaced by the YPG/PKK occupation of the northern Syria city, thousands of locals from Tel Rifaat gathered Sunday in Azaz to protest against the terrorist group.

Protesters convened in the district center of Azaz, which falls in the area of Operation Euphrates Shield — Turkey’s 2016-17 anti-terror offensive in northern Syria — to demand the liberation of Tel Rifaat and surrounding villages from the YPG/PKK terrorists.

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