President of Russia, Vladimir Putin, just rendered unreserved apologies to the the Turkish government over an accidental airstrike in Syria.

Information within our disposal, has it that the soldiers were supporting the Syrian rebels in efforts to capture the city of al-Bab from so called Islamic State.

President Putin channeled his humble apology to the Turkish Government the the families affected.

It is difficult to ascertain the overall extent of damage right now. It is instructive to note that Russia and Turkey are currently backing opposing sides of  the war in Syria.

At the moment, there is no official statement from the Turkish government. More updates will be released as the event unfolds.

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