Taghrib News Agency (TNA) 13 Jun 2021 - 11:58 http://www.taghribnews.com/en/news/507610/13-syrian-civilians-killed-in-artillery-attack-on-afrin -------------------------------------------------- Title : 13 Syrian civilians killed in artillery attack on Afrin -------------------------------------------------- At least 13 Syrians have lost their lives and several more wounded as two artillery attacks targeted northern town of Afrin. Text : The first attack struck a residential area, while the second hit a hospital shortly afterward, civil defense sources said, Anadolu Agency reported. Video footage on social media showed casualties amid the ruins of the Al Shifa hospital. Turkey s Anadolu agency also put the number of those killed at 13 and said 27 were injured. A local Turkish official said sources at the hospital claimed the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia hit the building with a missile launcher, according to initial reports. The official said Turkish artillery is shelling rural positions near the city of Maarat al-Numan in response. According to SANA, the incident was the result of shelling between Turkish forces and their backed militias on one side and the US-backed QSD militants on the other.