Turkish Armed Forces (TSK) thwarted a bomb-laden truck attack organized by YPG/PKK terror group in northern Syria’s Tal Abyad district, National Defense Ministry said on Saturday.

The terror group attempted to strike Ayn al-Arus village of the district, however, the attack was thwarted thanks to a military checkpoint set by the TSK, said the ministry on Twitter.

But another truck loaded with bombs exploded outside of the same village, leading to injury of at least five, according to initial reports.

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