The Turkish forces and their loyal factions impose their control over Tal Abyad city at the border strip north of Al-Raqqah almost completely

The Syrian Observation for Human Rights learned that the Turkish forces and factions loyal to them managed to impose their control almost completely over Tal Abyad city which is located at the border strip in the northern countryside of Al-Raqqah after fierce clashes against the Syria Democratic Forces, while clashes are still continuing in parts of it in an attempt to impose full control over the city, at the time when the SDF are trying to lift the siege imposed on the city and take the lead, amid fierce and heavy shelling, in the same context, the clashes are continuing between the both parties inside Ras Al-Ayn city and areas between Sluk and Ayn Issa, accompanied by intense ground strikes amid confirmed information about more casualties and injuries in the ranks of the both parties.

And the SOHR published hours ago, that it rose to at least 36, the number of areas over which the Turkish forces with the Syrian factions loyal to them imposed their control in the east of the Euphrates, since the start of “Peace Spring” Operation on the 9th of October 2019, they are Sluk, Mazra’aat al-Hammadi, Abu Qabr, Mazra’aat al-Masihi, Hamida, al-Mahida, al-Dadat, al-Yabseh, al-Meshrfeh, Tal Fender, Bir Ashiq, al-Terwaziyyeh, Lazkeh, Hwyran, al-Wastah, al-Ghajir, Shokan, al-Khalidiyah, al-Aridah, al-Nabhan, Om al-Jern, Ghzil, al-Hawi, Tababin, Jamous, Felyou, al-Zaydi and Al-Daroubiyyah in Tal Abyad area, and Mabroukah and Tal Halaf towns and the villages of Al-Kantari, Wadhah, Twijal, Alok, Kashto, and Aksas in the Ras al-Ayn area.

And with the fall of more casualties, it rose to 112 at least, the number of members of the Syria Democratic Forces who were killed by Turkish air and land strikes and clashes against Turkish Forces and the factions loyal to, also it rose to 81, the number of the Syrian factions loyal to Ankara including 13 of the pro-Turkish cells who were killed in targeting and clashes against SDF, while 8 Turkish soldiers were killed in clashes and targeting, Turkey acknowledged the death of only 5 of them, amid information about other Turkish casualties at the Syrian – Turkish border, and the death toll is expected to rise because there are some people in critical situation, in addition to information about other casualties.

Related Articles