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More than 100 firefighters from 20 Civil Defense stations cooperated with the Army to extinguish the massive fire. (Twitter)

More than 100 firefighters from 20 Civil Defense stations cooperated with the Army to extinguish the massive fire. (Twitter)

At least one Lebanese Army helicopter was seen working to fight the blaze. (Twitter)

At least one Lebanese Army helicopter was seen working to fight the blaze. (Twitter)

At least one Lebanese Army helicopter was seen working to fight the blaze. (Twitter)

At least one Lebanese Army helicopter was seen working to fight the blaze. (Twitter)

A massive fire in the Chouf village of Meshref spread to a nearby university and elementary school Monday. (Twitter)

A massive fire in the Chouf village of Meshref spread to a nearby university and elementary school Monday. (Twitter)

A massive fire in the Chouf village of Meshref spread to a nearby university and elementary school Monday. (Twitter)

A massive fire in the Chouf village of Meshref spread to a nearby university and elementary school Monday. (Twitter)

Sidon Fire Department and the Lebanese Army worked to put out the fire in the early hours of Monday, after it reportedly broke out at around 4:30 a.m. (Twitter)

Sidon Fire Department and the Lebanese Army worked to put out the fire in the early hours of Monday, after it reportedly broke out at around 4:30 a.m. (Twitter)

Sidon Fire Department and the Lebanese Army worked to put out the fire in the early hours of Monday, after it reportedly broke out at around 4:30 a.m. (Twitter)

Sidon Fire Department and the Lebanese Army worked to put out the fire in the early hours of Monday, after it reportedly broke out at around 4:30 a.m. (Twitter)

Interior Minister Raya El Hassan visited the site of the fire and spoke about the issue. “There is fear and caution in the firefighting because of the landmines,” she told reporters. (Twitter)

Interior Minister Raya El Hassan visited the site of the fire and spoke about the issue. “There is fear and caution in the firefighting because of the landmines,” she told reporters. (Twitter)

More than 100 firefighters from 20 Civil Defense stations cooperated with the Army to extinguish the massive fire. (Twitter)
At least one Lebanese Army helicopter was seen working to fight the blaze. (Twitter)
At least one Lebanese Army helicopter was seen working to fight the blaze. (Twitter)
A massive fire in the Chouf village of Meshref spread to a nearby university and elementary school Monday. (Twitter)
A massive fire in the Chouf village of Meshref spread to a nearby university and elementary school Monday. (Twitter)
Sidon Fire Department and the Lebanese Army worked to put out the fire in the early hours of Monday, after it reportedly broke out at around 4:30 a.m. (Twitter)
Sidon Fire Department and the Lebanese Army worked to put out the fire in the early hours of Monday, after it reportedly broke out at around 4:30 a.m. (Twitter)
Interior Minister Raya El Hassan visited the site of the fire and spoke about the issue. “There is fear and caution in the firefighting because of the landmines,” she told reporters. (Twitter)
Academic Kais Saied celebrates his victory in the Tunisian presidential election in the capital Tunis on October 13, 2019. Saied won a landslide victory in Tunisia's presidential runoff, sweeping aside his rival, media magnate Nabil Karoui, state television Wataniya said. It said he scooped almost 77 percent of the vote, compared to 23 percent for Karoui. Fethi Belaid / AFP

Academic Kais Saied celebrates his victory in the Tunisian presidential election in the capital Tunis on October 13, 2019. Saied won a landslide victory in Tunisia's presidential runoff, sweeping aside his rival, media magnate Nabil Karoui, state television Wataniya said. It said he scooped almost 77 percent of the vote, compared to 23 percent for Karoui. Fethi Belaid / AFP

Tunisians gather to celebrate the victory of Kais Saied in the Tunisia's presidential runoff on October 13, 2019, in the capital Tunis. Conservative academic Kais Saied, a political outsider, won a landslide victory Sunday in Tunisia's presidential runoff, sweeping aside his rival, media magnate Nabil Karoui, state television said. Fethi Belaid / AFP

Tunisians gather to celebrate the victory of Kais Saied in the Tunisia's presidential runoff on October 13, 2019, in the capital Tunis. Conservative academic Kais Saied, a political outsider, won a landslide victory Sunday in Tunisia's presidential runoff, sweeping aside his rival, media magnate Nabil Karoui, state television said. Fethi Belaid / AFP

Tunisians gather to celebrate the victory of Kais Saied in the Tunisia's presidential runoff on October 13, 2019, in the capital Tunis. Conservative academic Kais Saied, a political outsider, won a landslide victory Sunday in Tunisia's presidential runoff, sweeping aside his rival, media magnate Nabil Karoui, state television said. Fethi Belaid / AFP

Tunisians gather to celebrate the victory of Kais Saied in the Tunisia's presidential runoff on October 13, 2019, in the capital Tunis. Conservative academic Kais Saied, a political outsider, won a landslide victory Sunday in Tunisia's presidential runoff, sweeping aside his rival, media magnate Nabil Karoui, state television said. Fethi Belaid / AFP

Tunisians gather to celebrate the victory of Kais Saied in the Tunisia's presidential runoff on October 13, 2019, in the capital Tunis. Conservative academic Kais Saied, a political outsider, won a landslide victory Sunday in Tunisia's presidential runoff, sweeping aside his rival, media magnate Nabil Karoui, state television said. Fethi Belaid / AFP

Tunisians gather to celebrate the victory of Kais Saied in the Tunisia's presidential runoff on October 13, 2019, in the capital Tunis. Conservative academic Kais Saied, a political outsider, won a landslide victory Sunday in Tunisia's presidential runoff, sweeping aside his rival, media magnate Nabil Karoui, state television said. Fethi Belaid / AFP

Tunisians gather to celebrate the victory of Kais Saied in the Tunisia's presidential runoff on October 13, 2019, in the capital Tunis. Conservative academic Kais Saied, a political outsider, won a landslide victory Sunday in Tunisia's presidential runoff, sweeping aside his rival, media magnate Nabil Karoui, state television said. Fethi Belaid / AFP

Tunisians gather to celebrate the victory of Kais Saied in the Tunisia's presidential runoff on October 13, 2019, in the capital Tunis. Conservative academic Kais Saied, a political outsider, won a landslide victory Sunday in Tunisia's presidential runoff, sweeping aside his rival, media magnate Nabil Karoui, state television said. Fethi Belaid / AFP

Tunisia's presidential candidate Nabil Karoui casts his ballot at a polling station in the capital Tunis on October 13, 2019 during the second round of the presidential election. Tunisians began voting today in a presidential runoff pitting conservative law professor Kais Saied against media magnate Nabil Karoui, who was released from prison just days earlier. ANIS MILI / AFP

Tunisia's presidential candidate Nabil Karoui casts his ballot at a polling station in the capital Tunis on October 13, 2019 during the second round of the presidential election. Tunisians began voting today in a presidential runoff pitting conservative law professor Kais Saied against media magnate Nabil Karoui, who was released from prison just days earlier. ANIS MILI / AFP

A Tunisian voter dips his finger in ink after casting his ballot at a polling station in the capital Tunis on October 13, 2019 during the second round of the presidential election. Tunisians began voting today in a presidential runoff pitting conservative law professor Kais Saied against media magnate Nabil Karoui, who was released from prison just days earlier. FETHI BELAID / AFP

A Tunisian voter dips his finger in ink after casting his ballot at a polling station in the capital Tunis on October 13, 2019 during the second round of the presidential election. Tunisians began voting today in a presidential runoff pitting conservative law professor Kais Saied against media magnate Nabil Karoui, who was released from prison just days earlier. FETHI BELAID / AFP

A Tunisian voter waits outside a polling station in the capital Tunis on October 13, 2019 during the second round of the presidential election. Tunisians began voting today in a presidential runoff pitting conservative law professor Kais Saied against media magnate Nabil Karoui, who was released from prison just days earlier. Fethi Belaid / AFP

A Tunisian voter waits outside a polling station in the capital Tunis on October 13, 2019 during the second round of the presidential election. Tunisians began voting today in a presidential runoff pitting conservative law professor Kais Saied against media magnate Nabil Karoui, who was released from prison just days earlier. Fethi Belaid / AFP

Conservative academic Kais Saied kisses the Tunisian flag as he celebrates his victory in the Tunisian presidential election in the capital Tunis on October 13, 2019. Saied won a landslide victory in Tunisia's presidential runoff, sweeping aside his rival, media magnate Nabil Karoui, state television Wataniya said. It said he scooped almost 77 percent of the vote, compared to 23 percent for Karoui. Fethi Belaid / AFP

Conservative academic Kais Saied kisses the Tunisian flag as he celebrates his victory in the Tunisian presidential election in the capital Tunis on October 13, 2019. Saied won a landslide victory in Tunisia's presidential runoff, sweeping aside his rival, media magnate Nabil Karoui, state television Wataniya said. It said he scooped almost 77 percent of the vote, compared to 23 percent for Karoui. Fethi Belaid / AFP

Conservative academic Kais Saied, a political outsider, won a landslide victory Sunday in Tunisia's presidential runoff, sweeping aside his rival, media magnate Nabil Karoui, state television said. Fethi Belaid / AFP

Conservative academic Kais Saied, a political outsider, won a landslide victory Sunday in Tunisia's presidential runoff, sweeping aside his rival, media magnate Nabil Karoui, state television said. Fethi Belaid / AFP

Academic Kais Saied celebrates his victory in the Tunisian presidential election in the capital Tunis on October 13, 2019. Saied won a landslide victory in Tunisia's presidential runoff, sweeping aside his rival, media magnate Nabil Karoui, state television Wataniya said. It said he scooped almost 77 percent of the vote, compared to 23 percent for Karoui. Fethi Belaid / AFP
Tunisians gather to celebrate the victory of Kais Saied in the Tunisia's presidential runoff on October 13, 2019, in the capital Tunis. Conservative academic Kais Saied, a political outsider, won a landslide victory Sunday in Tunisia's presidential runoff, sweeping aside his rival, media magnate Nabil Karoui, state television said. Fethi Belaid / AFP
Tunisians gather to celebrate the victory of Kais Saied in the Tunisia's presidential runoff on October 13, 2019, in the capital Tunis. Conservative academic Kais Saied, a political outsider, won a landslide victory Sunday in Tunisia's presidential runoff, sweeping aside his rival, media magnate Nabil Karoui, state television said. Fethi Belaid / AFP
Tunisians gather to celebrate the victory of Kais Saied in the Tunisia's presidential runoff on October 13, 2019, in the capital Tunis. Conservative academic Kais Saied, a political outsider, won a landslide victory Sunday in Tunisia's presidential runoff, sweeping aside his rival, media magnate Nabil Karoui, state television said. Fethi Belaid / AFP
Tunisians gather to celebrate the victory of Kais Saied in the Tunisia's presidential runoff on October 13, 2019, in the capital Tunis. Conservative academic Kais Saied, a political outsider, won a landslide victory Sunday in Tunisia's presidential runoff, sweeping aside his rival, media magnate Nabil Karoui, state television said. Fethi Belaid / AFP
Tunisia's presidential candidate Nabil Karoui casts his ballot at a polling station in the capital Tunis on October 13, 2019 during the second round of the presidential election. Tunisians began voting today in a presidential runoff pitting conservative law professor Kais Saied against media magnate Nabil Karoui, who was released from prison just days earlier. ANIS MILI / AFP
A Tunisian voter dips his finger in ink after casting his ballot at a polling station in the capital Tunis on October 13, 2019 during the second round of the presidential election. Tunisians began voting today in a presidential runoff pitting conservative law professor Kais Saied against media magnate Nabil Karoui, who was released from prison just days earlier. FETHI BELAID / AFP
A Tunisian voter waits outside a polling station in the capital Tunis on October 13, 2019 during the second round of the presidential election. Tunisians began voting today in a presidential runoff pitting conservative law professor Kais Saied against media magnate Nabil Karoui, who was released from prison just days earlier. Fethi Belaid / AFP
Conservative academic Kais Saied kisses the Tunisian flag as he celebrates his victory in the Tunisian presidential election in the capital Tunis on October 13, 2019. Saied won a landslide victory in Tunisia's presidential runoff, sweeping aside his rival, media magnate Nabil Karoui, state television Wataniya said. It said he scooped almost 77 percent of the vote, compared to 23 percent for Karoui. Fethi Belaid / AFP
Conservative academic Kais Saied, a political outsider, won a landslide victory Sunday in Tunisia's presidential runoff, sweeping aside his rival, media magnate Nabil Karoui, state television said. Fethi Belaid / AFP
Iranian women cheer during the World Cup Qatar 2022 Group C qualification football match between Iran and Cambodia at the Azadi stadium in the capital Tehran on October 10, 2019. ATTA KENARE / AFP

Iranian women cheer during the World Cup Qatar 2022 Group C qualification football match between Iran and Cambodia at the Azadi stadium in the capital Tehran on October 10, 2019. ATTA KENARE / AFP

The Islamic republic has barred female spectators from football and other stadiums for around 40 years, with clerics arguing they must be shielded from the masculine atmosphere and sight of semi-clad men. Women fans are attending the football match freely for the first time in decades, after FIFA threatened to suspend the country over its controversial male-only policy.  ATTA KENARE / AFP

The Islamic republic has barred female spectators from football and other stadiums for around 40 years, with clerics arguing they must be shielded from the masculine atmosphere and sight of semi-clad men. Women fans are attending the football match freely for the first time in decades, after FIFA threatened to suspend the country over its controversial male-only policy. ATTA KENARE / AFP

Iranian women attend the World Cup Qatar 2022 Group C qualification football match between Iran and Cambodia at the Azadi stadium in the capital Tehran on October 10, 2019. ATTA KENARE / AFP

Iranian women attend the World Cup Qatar 2022 Group C qualification football match between Iran and Cambodia at the Azadi stadium in the capital Tehran on October 10, 2019. ATTA KENARE / AFP

The Islamic republic has barred female spectators from football and other stadiums for around 40 years, with clerics arguing they must be shielded from the masculine atmosphere and sight of semi-clad men. Women fans are attending the football match freely for the first time in decades, after FIFA threatened to suspend the country over its controversial male-only policy.  ATTA KENARE / AFP

The Islamic republic has barred female spectators from football and other stadiums for around 40 years, with clerics arguing they must be shielded from the masculine atmosphere and sight of semi-clad men. Women fans are attending the football match freely for the first time in decades, after FIFA threatened to suspend the country over its controversial male-only policy. ATTA KENARE / AFP

Iranian women look on during the World Cup Qatar 2022 Group C qualification football match between Iran and Cambodia at the Azadi stadium in the capital Tehran on October 10, 2019. ATTA KENARE / AFP

Iranian women look on during the World Cup Qatar 2022 Group C qualification football match between Iran and Cambodia at the Azadi stadium in the capital Tehran on October 10, 2019. ATTA KENARE / AFP

The Islamic republic has barred female spectators from football and other stadiums for around 40 years, with clerics arguing they must be shielded from the masculine atmosphere and sight of semi-clad men. Women fans are attending the football match freely for the first time in decades, after FIFA threatened to suspend the country over its controversial male-only policy.  ATTA KENARE / AFP

The Islamic republic has barred female spectators from football and other stadiums for around 40 years, with clerics arguing they must be shielded from the masculine atmosphere and sight of semi-clad men. Women fans are attending the football match freely for the first time in decades, after FIFA threatened to suspend the country over its controversial male-only policy. ATTA KENARE / AFP

Iranian women wave their country's national flag as they arrive at the Azadi stadium in the capital Tehran ahead of the World Cup Qatar 2022 Group C qualification football match between Iran and Cambodia on October 10, 2019.ATTA KENARE / AFP

Iranian women wave their country's national flag as they arrive at the Azadi stadium in the capital Tehran ahead of the World Cup Qatar 2022 Group C qualification football match between Iran and Cambodia on October 10, 2019.ATTA KENARE / AFP

The Islamic republic has barred female spectators from football and other stadiums for around 40 years, with clerics arguing they must be shielded from the masculine atmosphere and sight of semi-clad men. Women fans are attending the football match freely for the first time in decades, after FIFA threatened to suspend the country over its controversial male-only policy.  ATTA KENARE / AFP

The Islamic republic has barred female spectators from football and other stadiums for around 40 years, with clerics arguing they must be shielded from the masculine atmosphere and sight of semi-clad men. Women fans are attending the football match freely for the first time in decades, after FIFA threatened to suspend the country over its controversial male-only policy. ATTA KENARE / AFP

Iranian women cheer and wave their country's national flags as they attend the World Cup Qatar 2022 Group C qualification football match between Iran and Cambodia at the Azadi stadium in the capital Tehran on October 10, 2019. ATTA KENARE / AFP

Iranian women cheer and wave their country's national flags as they attend the World Cup Qatar 2022 Group C qualification football match between Iran and Cambodia at the Azadi stadium in the capital Tehran on October 10, 2019. ATTA KENARE / AFP

Iranian women cheer and wave their country's national flags as they attend the World Cup Qatar 2022 Group C qualification football match between Iran and Cambodia at the Azadi stadium in the capital Tehran on October 10, 2019. ATTA KENARE / AFP

Iranian women cheer and wave their country's national flags as they attend the World Cup Qatar 2022 Group C qualification football match between Iran and Cambodia at the Azadi stadium in the capital Tehran on October 10, 2019. ATTA KENARE / AFP

Iranian women cheer during the World Cup Qatar 2022 Group C qualification football match between Iran and Cambodia at the Azadi stadium in the capital Tehran on October 10, 2019. ATTA KENARE / AFP
The Islamic republic has barred female spectators from football and other stadiums for around 40 years, with clerics arguing they must be shielded from the masculine atmosphere and sight of semi-clad men. Women fans are attending the football match freely for the first time in decades, after FIFA threatened to suspend the country over its controversial male-only policy.  ATTA KENARE / AFP
Iranian women attend the World Cup Qatar 2022 Group C qualification football match between Iran and Cambodia at the Azadi stadium in the capital Tehran on October 10, 2019. ATTA KENARE / AFP
The Islamic republic has barred female spectators from football and other stadiums for around 40 years, with clerics arguing they must be shielded from the masculine atmosphere and sight of semi-clad men. Women fans are attending the football match freely for the first time in decades, after FIFA threatened to suspend the country over its controversial male-only policy.  ATTA KENARE / AFP
Iranian women look on during the World Cup Qatar 2022 Group C qualification football match between Iran and Cambodia at the Azadi stadium in the capital Tehran on October 10, 2019. ATTA KENARE / AFP
The Islamic republic has barred female spectators from football and other stadiums for around 40 years, with clerics arguing they must be shielded from the masculine atmosphere and sight of semi-clad men. Women fans are attending the football match freely for the first time in decades, after FIFA threatened to suspend the country over its controversial male-only policy.  ATTA KENARE / AFP
Iranian women wave their country's national flag as they arrive at the Azadi stadium in the capital Tehran ahead of the World Cup Qatar 2022 Group C qualification football match between Iran and Cambodia on October 10, 2019.ATTA KENARE / AFP
The Islamic republic has barred female spectators from football and other stadiums for around 40 years, with clerics arguing they must be shielded from the masculine atmosphere and sight of semi-clad men. Women fans are attending the football match freely for the first time in decades, after FIFA threatened to suspend the country over its controversial male-only policy.  ATTA KENARE / AFP
Iranian women cheer and wave their country's national flags as they attend the World Cup Qatar 2022 Group C qualification football match between Iran and Cambodia at the Azadi stadium in the capital Tehran on October 10, 2019. ATTA KENARE / AFP
Iranian women cheer and wave their country's national flags as they attend the World Cup Qatar 2022 Group C qualification football match between Iran and Cambodia at the Azadi stadium in the capital Tehran on October 10, 2019. ATTA KENARE / AFP
Mounted police confront demonstrators during clashes in Quito as thousands march against Ecuadorean President Lenin Moreno's decision to slash fuel subsidies, on October 9, 2019. Rodrigo BUENDIA / AFP

Mounted police confront demonstrators during clashes in Quito as thousands march against Ecuadorean President Lenin Moreno's decision to slash fuel subsidies, on October 9, 2019. Rodrigo BUENDIA / AFP

Unions and other groups alongside thousands of farmers and indigenous people are expected in the streets of the capital Quito. Protests and clashes erupted in Ecuador a week ago, after the government doubled fuel prices as part of an agreement with the International Monetary Fund to obtain loans despite its high public debt. Martin BERNETTI / AFP

Unions and other groups alongside thousands of farmers and indigenous people are expected in the streets of the capital Quito. Protests and clashes erupted in Ecuador a week ago, after the government doubled fuel prices as part of an agreement with the International Monetary Fund to obtain loans despite its high public debt. Martin BERNETTI / AFP

Protests and clashes erupted in Ecuador a week ago, after the government doubled fuel prices as part of an agreement with the International Monetary Fund to obtain loans despite its high public debt. Martin BERNETTI / AFP

Protests and clashes erupted in Ecuador a week ago, after the government doubled fuel prices as part of an agreement with the International Monetary Fund to obtain loans despite its high public debt. Martin BERNETTI / AFP

Demonstrators clash with riot police in Quito on October 9, 2019, on the second day of violent protests over a fuel price hike ordered by the government to secure an IMF loan. The violence broke out as thousands of people representing indigenous groups, farmers and labour unions marched on a square in downtown Quito near the government headquarters demanding that Moreno reinstate fuel subsidies. RODRIGO BUENDIA / AFP

Demonstrators clash with riot police in Quito on October 9, 2019, on the second day of violent protests over a fuel price hike ordered by the government to secure an IMF loan. The violence broke out as thousands of people representing indigenous groups, farmers and labour unions marched on a square in downtown Quito near the government headquarters demanding that Moreno reinstate fuel subsidies. RODRIGO BUENDIA / AFP

The violence broke out as thousands of people representing indigenous groups, farmers and labour unions marched on a square in downtown Quito near the government headquarters demanding that Moreno reinstate fuel subsidies. Martin BERNETTI / AFP

The violence broke out as thousands of people representing indigenous groups, farmers and labour unions marched on a square in downtown Quito near the government headquarters demanding that Moreno reinstate fuel subsidies. Martin BERNETTI / AFP

Demonstrators pass on a Molotov cocktail during clashes with riot police in Quito on October 9, 2019 on the second day of violent protests over a fuel price hike ordered by the government to secure an IMF loan. Martin BERNETTI / AFP

Demonstrators pass on a Molotov cocktail during clashes with riot police in Quito on October 9, 2019 on the second day of violent protests over a fuel price hike ordered by the government to secure an IMF loan. Martin BERNETTI / AFP

The violence broke out as thousands of people representing indigenous groups, farmers and labour unions marched on a square in downtown Quito near the government headquarters demanding that Moreno reinstate fuel subsidies. Cristina VEGA / AFP

The violence broke out as thousands of people representing indigenous groups, farmers and labour unions marched on a square in downtown Quito near the government headquarters demanding that Moreno reinstate fuel subsidies. Cristina VEGA / AFP

Mounted police confront demonstrators during clashes in Quito as thousands march against Ecuadorean President Lenin Moreno's decision to slash fuel subsidies, on October 9, 2019. Rodrigo BUENDIA / AFP
Unions and other groups alongside thousands of farmers and indigenous people are expected in the streets of the capital Quito. Protests and clashes erupted in Ecuador a week ago, after the government doubled fuel prices as part of an agreement with the International Monetary Fund to obtain loans despite its high public debt. Martin BERNETTI / AFP
Protests and clashes erupted in Ecuador a week ago, after the government doubled fuel prices as part of an agreement with the International Monetary Fund to obtain loans despite its high public debt. Martin BERNETTI / AFP
Demonstrators clash with riot police in Quito on October 9, 2019, on the second day of violent protests over a fuel price hike ordered by the government to secure an IMF loan. The violence broke out as thousands of people representing indigenous groups, farmers and labour unions marched on a square in downtown Quito near the government headquarters demanding that Moreno reinstate fuel subsidies. RODRIGO BUENDIA / AFP
The violence broke out as thousands of people representing indigenous groups, farmers and labour unions marched on a square in downtown Quito near the government headquarters demanding that Moreno reinstate fuel subsidies. Martin BERNETTI / AFP
Demonstrators pass on a Molotov cocktail during clashes with riot police in Quito on October 9, 2019 on the second day of violent protests over a fuel price hike ordered by the government to secure an IMF loan. Martin BERNETTI / AFP
The violence broke out as thousands of people representing indigenous groups, farmers and labour unions marched on a square in downtown Quito near the government headquarters demanding that Moreno reinstate fuel subsidies. Cristina VEGA / AFP
Kurds living in Athens hold flags during a protest near the Turkish embassy in Athens, on October 9, 2019. Louisa GOULIAMAKI / AFP

Kurds living in Athens hold flags during a protest near the Turkish embassy in Athens, on October 9, 2019. Louisa GOULIAMAKI / AFP

Kurds living in Athens hold banners as they protest near the Turkish embassy in Athens, on October 9, 2019. Turkey launched an assault on Kurdish forces in northern Syria with air strikes and explosions reported along the border. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced the start of the attack on Twitter, labelling it "Operation Peace Spring". Louisa GOULIAMAKI / AFP

Kurds living in Athens hold banners as they protest near the Turkish embassy in Athens, on October 9, 2019. Turkey launched an assault on Kurdish forces in northern Syria with air strikes and explosions reported along the border. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced the start of the attack on Twitter, labelling it "Operation Peace Spring". Louisa GOULIAMAKI / AFP

Kurds living in Athens hold flags and banners as they protest near the Turkish embassy in Athens, on October 9, 2019. Turkey launched an assault on Kurdish forces in northern Syria with air strikes and explosions reported along the border. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced the start of the attack on Twitter, labelling it "Operation Peace Spring". Louisa GOULIAMAKI / AFP

Kurds living in Athens hold flags and banners as they protest near the Turkish embassy in Athens, on October 9, 2019. Turkey launched an assault on Kurdish forces in northern Syria with air strikes and explosions reported along the border. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced the start of the attack on Twitter, labelling it "Operation Peace Spring". Louisa GOULIAMAKI / AFP

Kurdish demonstrators wave flags and hold portraits of Kurdish leader Abdullah Ocalan in front of the Council of Europe in Strasbourg, northeastern France, during a demonstration to protest against Turkey's military action in northern Syria on October 9, 2019. FREDERICK FLORIN / AFP

Kurdish demonstrators wave flags and hold portraits of Kurdish leader Abdullah Ocalan in front of the Council of Europe in Strasbourg, northeastern France, during a demonstration to protest against Turkey's military action in northern Syria on October 9, 2019. FREDERICK FLORIN / AFP

Syrian Kurds take part in a demonstration against Turkish threats in Ras al-Ain town in Syria's Hasakeh province near the Turkish border on October 9, 2019. Syrian Kurds called on Damascus ally Moscow to facilitate "dialogue" with the regime, following threats of a Turkish invasion of northeastern Syria. Delil SOULEIMAN / AFP

Syrian Kurds take part in a demonstration against Turkish threats in Ras al-Ain town in Syria's Hasakeh province near the Turkish border on October 9, 2019. Syrian Kurds called on Damascus ally Moscow to facilitate "dialogue" with the regime, following threats of a Turkish invasion of northeastern Syria. Delil SOULEIMAN / AFP

Ankara had reiterated on October 5 an oft-repeated threat to launch an "air and ground" operation in Syria against a Kurdish militia it deems a terrorist group. Delil SOULEIMAN / AFP

Ankara had reiterated on October 5 an oft-repeated threat to launch an "air and ground" operation in Syria against a Kurdish militia it deems a terrorist group. Delil SOULEIMAN / AFP

Civilians flee with their belongings amid Turkish bombardment on Syria's northeastern town of Ras al-Ain in the Hasakeh province along the Turkish border on October 9, 2019. Turkey launched a broad assault on Kurdish-controlled areas in northeastern Syria today, with intensive bombardment paving the way for an invasion made possible by the withdrawal of US troops. Delil SOULEIMAN / AFP

Civilians flee with their belongings amid Turkish bombardment on Syria's northeastern town of Ras al-Ain in the Hasakeh province along the Turkish border on October 9, 2019. Turkey launched a broad assault on Kurdish-controlled areas in northeastern Syria today, with intensive bombardment paving the way for an invasion made possible by the withdrawal of US troops. Delil SOULEIMAN / AFP

A woman walks as smoke billows following Turkish bombardment in Syria's northeastern town of Ras al-Ain in the Hasakeh province along the Turkish border on October 9, 2019. Turkey launched an assault on Kurdish forces in northern Syria with air strikes and explosions reported along the border. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced the start of the attack on Twitter, labelling it "Operation Peace Spring".  Delil SOULEIMAN / AFP

A woman walks as smoke billows following Turkish bombardment in Syria's northeastern town of Ras al-Ain in the Hasakeh province along the Turkish border on October 9, 2019. Turkey launched an assault on Kurdish forces in northern Syria with air strikes and explosions reported along the border. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced the start of the attack on Twitter, labelling it "Operation Peace Spring". Delil SOULEIMAN / AFP

Kurds living in Athens hold flags during a protest near the Turkish embassy in Athens, on October 9, 2019. Louisa GOULIAMAKI / AFP
Kurds living in Athens hold banners as they protest near the Turkish embassy in Athens, on October 9, 2019. Turkey launched an assault on Kurdish forces in northern Syria with air strikes and explosions reported along the border. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced the start of the attack on Twitter, labelling it "Operation Peace Spring". Louisa GOULIAMAKI / AFP
Kurds living in Athens hold flags and banners as they protest near the Turkish embassy in Athens, on October 9, 2019. Turkey launched an assault on Kurdish forces in northern Syria with air strikes and explosions reported along the border. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced the start of the attack on Twitter, labelling it "Operation Peace Spring". Louisa GOULIAMAKI / AFP
Kurdish demonstrators wave flags and hold portraits of Kurdish leader Abdullah Ocalan in front of the Council of Europe in Strasbourg, northeastern France, during a demonstration to protest against Turkey's military action in northern Syria on October 9, 2019. FREDERICK FLORIN / AFP
Syrian Kurds take part in a demonstration against Turkish threats in Ras al-Ain town in Syria's Hasakeh province near the Turkish border on October 9, 2019. Syrian Kurds called on Damascus ally Moscow to facilitate "dialogue" with the regime, following threats of a Turkish invasion of northeastern Syria. Delil SOULEIMAN / AFP
Ankara had reiterated on October 5 an oft-repeated threat to launch an "air and ground" operation in Syria against a Kurdish militia it deems a terrorist group. Delil SOULEIMAN / AFP
Civilians flee with their belongings amid Turkish bombardment on Syria's northeastern town of Ras al-Ain in the Hasakeh province along the Turkish border on October 9, 2019. Turkey launched a broad assault on Kurdish-controlled areas in northeastern Syria today, with intensive bombardment paving the way for an invasion made possible by the withdrawal of US troops. Delil SOULEIMAN / AFP
A woman walks as smoke billows following Turkish bombardment in Syria's northeastern town of Ras al-Ain in the Hasakeh province along the Turkish border on October 9, 2019. Turkey launched an assault on Kurdish forces in northern Syria with air strikes and explosions reported along the border. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced the start of the attack on Twitter, labelling it "Operation Peace Spring".  Delil SOULEIMAN / AFP

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