Afrin, Syria, Mar. 10, 2018. The Free Syrian Army (FSA) gains control of the villages of Khalidiya and Jalbal and their surrounding hills in the area of Afrin, northwest of Aleppo, after clashes with the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG). The clashes killed 3 members of the YPG, and a fighter of the FSA, while wounding two others. The FSA factions and the Turkish army are advancing in several areas of Afrin as part of a military operation. They gained control of the entire border between the area of Afrin and Turkey, and of the centers of five districts of Rajo, Sheikh Hadid, Sharan, Jindayris and Bulbul.