The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

In about 48 hours, the Turkish Forces transfer about 1200 fighters of Syrian factions operating under their command to areas of the strip between both rivers east of Euphrates

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights learned from reliable sources that in the next few hours, a new transfer will take place of hundreds of members of the pro-Turkish faction fighters to Turkey’s territory, and from there to areas east of Euphrates River, and in the details obtained by the Observatory: in the next few hours it is expected for the Turkish intelligence service to transfer more than 500 fighters of the Turkish-backed factions as a new batch form their controlled areas in the Syrian north into Turkish territory, in order to be transported to areas in front of the east of Euphrates, after they transported more than 700 fighter of their loyal factions two days ago, where the Syrian Observatory published on the 3rd of November that the Turkish intelligence services have transported more than 700 members of the factions loyal to them and under their command; from the countryside of Aleppo towards areas in front of the east of Euphrates River, and in the details obtained by the Syrian Observatory: more than 700 fighters equipped with light weapons were transported aboard Turkish buses by the Turkish intelligence, and transported from Afrin area via Iskenderun and the Turkish territory to another area, where the sources confirmed to the Syrian Observatory that they were transported to an area in front of the Syria Democratic Forces’ controlled areas east of Euphrates River, or in the west bank of Euphrates River, within areas of control of “Euphrates Shield” Operation Forces.

The Syrian Observatory published on the 1st of November 2018, that reliable sources attended the meeting that was held in Afrin city in the north-western sector of Aleppo countryside, between the Turkish Intelligence and between the factions of the “Euphrates Shield and Olive Branch”, informed the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, that the Turkish Intelligence informed the factions to get ready for the next military operation that Turkey intends to carry out against the Syria Democratic Forces, whose main pillar is the YPG, which includes the border strip stretched from the eastern bank of the Euphrates River to the western bank of the Tigris River, and the sources added that the Turkish Intelligence deliberately directed its talk to all the factions and specified those factions whose fighters are descendent from areas in Deir Ezzor, Al-Raqqah and Al-Hasakah provinces, in order to create a sedition between the Kurdish and the Arabs in the area, and the Turkish forces tend to send Kurdish fighters loyal to them in the incoming battle of the east of the Euphrates so that their intention to create a sedition will not be revealed.

area on the border strip between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers in the eastern Euphrates area -which is controlled by the Syria Democratic Forces- is still witnessing calm since the afternoon of the Friday, the 2nd of November 2018, where the Syrian Observatory monitored that the Turkish shelling and targeting stopped after the last targeting of areas on the border strip, which targeted Tal Jahan area in the countryside of al-Qahtaniyyeh area (Terbeh Sebih) in the northern countryside of al-Hasakah, and the targeting rounds that began on the 28th of October 2018, had killed 5 people, they are: a child girl was killed after being targeted in Tal Abyad area north of al-Raqqah, and 4 fighters were killed in the in the countryside of Tal Abyad and Ayn al-Arab (Kobani).

The Syrian Observatory published yesterday that the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored the first targeting by the Turkish Forces for areas in the northern countryside of al-Hasaka, and in the details monitored by the Syrian Observatory: the Turkish Forces opened the fire of their machine guns on Tal Jahan village which is controlled by the al-Sanadid Forces of the Sheikh of Shammar Hamidi; Dahham al-Hadi, who was the joint head of the Al-Jazeera province, where the targeting injured members of al-Sanadid forces seriously, despite the fact that the US Forces run patrols on the border strip with Turkey from the east of Euphrates River to the Tigris River in the Syrian-Turkish-Iraqi border triangle.