Two killed inside a vehicle by Turkish drone strike in Northern Syria

Two killed inside a vehicle by Turkish drone strike in Northern Syria
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A drone attack left a SDF commander and driver dead in a village near the town of Amude.

Two people were killed by a Turkish drone strike on Saturday near the town of Amude in Northern Syria, Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) reported.

A car was targeted in the village of Sanjak near Amude, and the two fatalities are a commander of the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) who was traveling in the car and the car's driver, SOHR said.

Roj News confirmed the incident and posted a short video showing the car in flames, but provided no information about casualties.

Turkey launched air raids, dubbed "Operation Claw Sword" by Turkish authorities, in Northern Syria on 19 November. Dozens of peoples, including civilians, have been killed and injured so far in attacks by war planes and drones.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on 23 November that the air strikes will "continue incessantly" in Northern Syria, and are to be followed by a land offensive.

Ankara claims that the Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria (AANES), which was established during the Syrian civil war under the leadership of Kurdish political parties, poses a national security threat, fearing its existence may embolden Kurds in Turkey in their demands for autonomy and cultural rights.