Orders to the pro-Turkish factions to postpone Manbij operation and the American patrols continue to roam along with waiting for the joint patrols with the Turks as the Russians return to the area • The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights
The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Orders to the pro-Turkish factions to postpone Manbij operation and the American patrols continue to roam along with waiting for the joint patrols with the Turks as the Russians return to the area

Aleppo province, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored continued alert by Jaysh al-Thowwar and forces of Manbij Military Council in ​​Manbij area, despite the orders that reached the pro-Turkish factions to postpone the military operation, for which the alert situation took place with the sunset of yesterday, Tuesday, and preparing to start it against ​​Manbij area in the northeastern sector of Aleppo province, and the Syrian Observatory learned that the US patrols are still roaming Manbij city and countryside, along with awaiting the start of joint Turkish-American patrols on al-Sajur line, which is the contact line between the areas that are controlled by “Euphrates Shield” Operation and the controlled areas of Manbij Military Council.

Reliable sources confirmed to the Syrian Observatory that the American report about the poll they made in Manbij city over two consecutive days was sent to the US presidency, to see the people’s refusal of the entry of Turkish forces to their areas, and the alert came after the arrival of a Russian patrol to al-Arima area, in which the regime forces are present at the fuel station in the town, also forces of Manbij Military Council has present there for months, where the Russian forces returned to the area after withdrawing their patrols previously from the area.

Sources told the Syrian Observatory that threats reached the inhabitants of Manbij by former fighters of the “Islamic State” Organization, of who left the fighting and then joined the forces of “Euphrates Shield,” where they threatened to retaliate from all those who stood against them in Manbij previously, and that was accompanied by the emergence of a leader of Ahrar al-Sharqiyyah faction holding a knife in his hand during yesterday’s alert, threatening what he called “the atheist Kurds”, also the past 24 hours witnessed a situation of confusion in the ranks of the factions from the orders they received to prepare for the start of the operation and the counter orders, while the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored yesterday US patrols in the western countryside of Manbij, near the contact lines with the areas of the “Euphrates Shield” factions and the Turkish forces.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights published yesterday that that the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights learned from several reliable sources that the Turkish Forces have given orders for the factions operating in the “Euphrates Shield” Operation in the northeastern countryside of Aleppo; to raise their readiness and prepare to start a military operation by their loyal factions in the coming hours against Manbij area, which is located to the west of Euphrates River within the northeastern sector of Aleppo province, where the people and fighters in the area are anticipating to see the seriousness of this decision and these Turkish orders, amid wide-scale media war by the faction loyal to Turkey before the start of any military action on the ground, While the alert continues in the western countryside of Manbij, by forces of Manbij Military Council and Jaysh al-Thowwar, in conjunction with running US patrols; of which reliable sources confirmed to the Syrian Observatory that they are present in the west of Manbij, near the lines in front of areas of presence of the Turkish Forces and the rebel and Islamic factions and fighters loyal to them.

The Syrian Observatory published hours ago that Manbij area is witnessing an unprecedented alert among the military factions who are in the area, where the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored a state of alert among the Turkish Forces and the rebel and Islamic factions, who are supported by Turkey and close to its authorities, in conjunction with full mobilization among forces of Manbij Military Council and Jaysh al-Thowwar in Manbij area, amid conflicted information about the start of a military operation by the Turkish Forces and the factions in Manbij area, which witnessed during the past 48 hours roaming by International Coalition there and US Forces, in addition to running US patrols in its western countryside, and this alertness and full readiness by both parties, come after Turkish military reinforcements came during the past days to the area, to fortify their positions and prepare their forces and order the factions to prepare for the battle of Manbij, while reliable sources just reported to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights that the American patrols are still in al-Sajur line area, in front of the area where the factions and the Turkish forces are present.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights published about 24 hours ago that the US Forces continue roaming Manbij city, which is controlled by forces of Manbij Military Council during the past hours, where the forces roamed within the city, which is threatened by the Turkish forces and the rebel and Islamic factions under their command with a military operation, accompanied by military mobilization in the western countryside of the city, along the contact lines with the deployment areas of Manbij Military Council forces, while the Syrian Observatory published hours ago that the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights learned that a delegation from the International Coalition Forces conducted a tour for the second day in Manbij city in the northeastern countryside of Aleppo, which is controlled by the forces of Manbij Military Council, where the Syrian Observatory monitored the visit of a delegation of the International Coalition to the Euphrates Hospital in the city, in parallel with the deployment of forces of Jaysh al-Thowwar faction along the contact lines with the Turkish Forces and the rebel and Islamic factions of the “Euphrates Shield” Operation in al-Sajur area in the western countryside of Manbij, and this visit came about 24 hours after the US forces yesterday took a foot patrol in Manbij city, which is located in the northeastern sector of Aleppo province, and in the details confirmed by the sources: a group of command of the US Forces in Manbij which is under their control and control of the Manbij Military Council, asked the people about their opinion within the city about the intervention of the Turkish Forces in Manbij, where the people refused completely the entry of the Turkish Forces to Manbij and controlling it, and they expressed their fears and showed the American delegation their fears of retaliations that may be carried out against them and killing, massacres, and arrests, as happened in Afrin area, also the people talked to the delegation about what the Turkish attack will cause of the displacement for tens of thousands of citizens of the city and its countryside.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights published hours ago that the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights learned that the Turkish Forces and the rebel and Islamic factions of the “Euphrates Shield” Operation supported by the Turkish authorities, continue to be deployed within areas in the northeastern sector of Aleppo countryside , on the contact lines with areas of control of forces of Manbij Military Council and the US Forces in Manbij and its countryside, near the areas of Hardana, Job Kusa, Qiratah, and other areas of the countryside itself.

In the same context, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored the US Forces running a military patrol of several vehicle in Arab Hassan area, located near the contact lines in the western countryside of Manbij, where the patrolling and the roam of the delegation were accompanied by the flight of US helicopters in Manbij area.