The Turkish air force initiated the preliminary bombing campaign of Operation "Spring of Peace" a few minutes ago with multiple airstrikes in the vicinity of Ras al-Ayn.
— SyriaInfo (@syria_map) October 9, 2019
— . (@op_shield) October 9, 2019
BREAKING: Turkey's Erdogan says operation to northeast Syria has started pic.twitter.com/5Mse7v1T0O
— Reuters Top News (@Reuters) October 9, 2019
BREAKING: Turkish President Erdoğan says Turkish military operation against Kurdish and ISIS forces in northern Syria has begun; follows US president's announcement that the US would remove its forces from the area and not oppose a Turkish operation. pic.twitter.com/E4RWTMaAKV
— MSNBC (@MSNBC) October 9, 2019