More casualties by the Turkish forces’ escalated shelling on SDF’s controlled areas north of Aleppo

The number of casualties continues to rise as a result of Turkish shelling on areas controlled by the Syria Democratic Forces in the northern countryside of Aleppo, where reliable sources confirmed to the Syrian Observatory that it is rose to 2, the number of civilians persons who were killed in the shelling that took place on Monday the 10th of July 2017, while the death toll may still rise because there are at least 8 injured persons some of whom are seriously wounded, and the continued Turkish shelling on areas of Kafr Naseh, Tall Rifaat, Shaikh Isa and other areas controlled by the Syria Democratic forces, was accompanied by opening heavy machineguns’ fire by SDF on areas controlled by the factions and the Turkish forces in the northern countryside of Aleppo, and confirmed information about injuries as a result of this targeting.

This is considered the second Turkish shelling that causes casualties and injuries of citizens who live in areas controlled by the Syria Democratic Forces in the countryside of Aleppo, since the start preparations by Turkish forces and the factions for a military operation against SDF in Afrin and countryside of Aleppo, where the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights published that widespread resentment prevails people in SDF controlled areas in the northern and northwestern countryside of Aleppo, and the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights learned that this resentment came after the Turkish shelling that targeted villages controlled by the Syria Democratic Forces, killing a woman and 2 of her children and injuring 8 others citizens, amid demands by the citizens in these villages for the Syria Democratic Forces to respond and avenge killing and injuring of at least 11 citizens by shells of the Turkish forces.

The escalation of the Turkish shelling and its kill for the first 3 citizens -who are Arab citizens live in Kafr Anton village located near Menagh airbase in northwest Tal Rifaat in the northern countryside of Aleppo, since the entry of Turkish forces into the south of Azaz near to the Syrian-Turkish border- comes with Turkish military preparations and with the participation of the rebel and Islamic factions of Aleppo countryside, in order to start a military action aim to control the area from Marea to Deir Jamal, to return tens of thousands of displaced persons to their villages of which they were displaced from in the northern countryside of Aleppo.

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