Turkish Armed Forces, jointly with the Free Syrian Army (FSA), extended the recently launched Operation Olive Branch on Monday to Azaz district, east of Afrin in Syria.
On Saturday, Turkey launched an operation to remove PYD/PKK and Daesh terrorists from Afrin.
According to Anadolu Agency correspondents, the Turkish Armed Forces extended the operation to Azaz district using its ground forces.
Separately, Turkish jets hit terrorist targets at Bursaya Mount in Afrin, which holds strategic importance and provides physical protection to terrorists.
Damascus strongly condemned actions of Turkey in Afrin, noting that it is an integral part of Syria.