Wednesday marked the reported beginning of Turkey 's attempt to kill of Kurdish troops in Syria. According to the Turkish governments Twitter account, militia troops have been ordered into Northern Syria as their mission to clear an autonomous region begins. AP File Photo / Turkish militia troops are pictured over Tuesday night. Dictator Erdogan claims that their mission solely is to clear out the border region between Syria and Turkey so that millions of displaced Syrians can find new homes and travel freely. Although many believe that the invasion is an all out attempt to slaughter as many Kurdish troops as possible.