- War monitor confirms exchange of fire near Darbasiyeh in north-east Syria
- Strikes on Tuesday ordered by Ankara killed at least 20 Kurdish fighters
Clashes have erupted between Turkish border guards and Kurdish militiamen, a day after a series of airstrikes ordered by Ankara threatened to escalate a protracted conflict along its southern border with Syria.
A war monitor and a spokeswoman for the Kurdish paramilitary forces confirmed the exchange of fire, which occurred near the town of Darbasiyeh in Syria’s north-east. There were no conclusive immediate reports of casualties.