Turkey's offensive begins with widespread airstrikes in Kurdish-run north-eastern Syria

Camps for Isis suspects’ families

Major prisons for Isis captives

Observation posts evacuated by US forces

Turkish airstrike

Civilians flee

airstrikes and

artillery fire

Turkish

ground

forces cross

border

Kurdish

forces fire

rockets

over border

Turkey

Kobani

Qamishli

Tal Abyad

Ras al-Ayn

Proposed

‘safe zone’

Ain Issa

Autonomous Administration

of North and East Syria

Raqqa

Syria

40 km

40 miles

Camps for Isis

suspects’ families

Major prisons

for Isis captives

Observation posts

evacuated by US forces

Turkish

airstrike

Kurdish forces fire

rockets over border

Turkey

Qamishli

Kobani

Ras al-Ayn

Tal Abyad

Proposed ‘safe zone’

Hasakah

Ain Issa

Turkish ground

forces cross border

Autonomous Administration

of North and East Syria

Civilians flee

airstrikes and

artillery fire

Raqqa

Syria

40 km

40 miles