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Smoke billows from a fire in Ras al-Ayn as fighting broke out in the Syrian border town which has been a flashpoint in the fight between Turkey and Kurds.(AP photo)

Turkey, Kurds trade accusations even as Syria truce takes hold

By Agence France-Presse | Ras al-Ain, Syria
UPDATED ON OCT 19, 2019 05:30 PM IST
The offensive has killed dozens of civilians, mainly on the Kurdish side, and prompted hundreds of thousands to flee their homes in the latest humanitarian crisis of Syria’s eight-year civil war.
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