Turkey, Russia hold 25th joint patrol in northern Syria

# 19:55
17 August 2020

A Turkish military vehicle came under attack on Monday as Turkey and Russia held their 25th joint patrol in northwestern Syria, Turkey's National Defense Ministry said, APA reports citing Anadolu Agency.

One of our vehicles was slightly damaged in the attack carried out by terrorists during the patrol along the key M4 highway of the restive Idlib province, the ministry said on Twitter.

An operation against terrorists in the region is ongoing, it added.

The M4 highway, also known as the Aleppo-Al Hasakah road, is about 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Turkey's southern border.

The terrorist group was not named in the statement, but the YPG/PKK has been active in the region.