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The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Members of the “Turkey-loyal factions” kill an elderly man with severe visual impairment in Afrin countryside northwest Aleppo

Aleppo Province, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights learned that an elderly man died after being shot by gunmen of the Turkey-loyal factions; dawn on Friday in Midanki village in Afrin countryside which is controlled by the Turkish Forces and the factions loyal to them in the northwestern countryside of Aleppo, and in the details monitored by the Syrian Observatory: gunmen of one of the Turkey-loyal factions tried to rob a shop in the village at dawn of today, when the elderly citizen heard sounds coming from his neighbor’s shop, so he went out to check the place, which prompted the gunmen to shoot him at close range in the head and led to his immediate death, it worth mentioning that the man has severe difficulty in seeing, and on Thursday; gunmen’s tried to steal his tractor at his home in the village, but the gunmen’s attempt failed after they were discovered, and in another context, unidentified gunmen assassinated a member of “al-Jabha al-Shamiyyah,” by shooting him in front of his house in al-Ashrafieh neighborhood in Afrin city.

The Syrian Observatory published this morning that violations continue against people of Afrin by the Turkey-loyal “Olive Branch” factions, without Turkey putting an end to these practices that have been taking place since their control of Afrin until now, where reliable sources informed the “Syrian Observatory” that members of one of the factions beat an engineer working within a cleaning project in Afrin city on Wednesday; because he did not say “greetings to them”, also a doctor was assaulted in his clinic in Jandairis street in Afrin city, when one of the members tried to bypass the waiting line and enter directly, but the doctor refused to check him so the member left the clinic and gathered several other members, broke into the clinic at gunpoint, and beat the doctor, but the patients and citizens intervened and got him out of their hands.

The Syrian Observatory published on the 1st of October 2019 that the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights learned that members of the pro-Turkey Military Police raided the house of a doctor in Afrin city and took him to unknown destination, it is noteworthy that the doctor is descended from Maabatli in and he was arrested previously by a faction backed by Turkey then he was released in return for a ransom paid by his relative.

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