About 10 “SDF” members were killed and injured by Turkish air and ground bombardments around Ras al-Ayn and Qamishli, and Turkish warplanes bomb a former center of the International Coalition
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights documented the death of a member of the “Syria Democratic Forces” and the injury of more than 6 others, in airstrikes by the Turkish warplanes on Mashrafa area in the countryside of Ras al-Ayn (Sari Kani) on the border with Turkey, also 2 fighters of the SDF were injured in the ground shelling by the Turkish Forces on sites east of Qameshly, while 4 civilians including a woman were injured in missiles targeting by the Turkish Forces for the east of Qamishli and around Ras al-Ayn, while the Syrian Observatory learned that Turkish warplanes targeted a military center of the “anti-terrorist forces” in Hoshan village located between Ayn Issa and Ayn al-Arab near a base of the International Coalition in Khrab Eshek, where targeted center used to belong to the International Coalition before it was handed over to the “counter-terrorism,” also a clash took place between the Turkish border guards against guards at al-Darbasiyah crossing at the crossing between Syria and Turkey, but no information about casualties.
The Syrian Observatory just published that the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored continuous Turkish shelling on positions at the border strip east of Euphrates, targeting places in al-Aziziya, al-Asadiyyeh, Bir Nooh, Araa, and Mashrafa in Ras al-Ayn countryside, and the vicinity of Borza Dam in the Malkiya countryside, in addition to Si Karka village in the eastern countryside of Qamishli, where the Turkish Forces targeted vehicles of the Syria Democratic Forces in several areas, but no information yet about casualties, while Ankara launched the military operation by airstrikes on Mashrafa village and other positions belongs to Ras al-Ayn area at the border, and the Syrian Observatory monitored targeting by SDF with mortar shells for areas inside the Turkish territory, SDF also ignited rubber tires in an attempt to confuse the Turkish warplanes, while the Syrian Observatory monitored little while ago that the Turkish artillery continues its ground shelling targeting area of Ras al-Ayn and its countryside in al-Hasakah countryside, and Tal Abyad area and its countryside in al-Raqqah countryside at the border with Turkey, as part of the Turkish military operation that began hours ago on the east Euphrates area, but no information so far about casualties, in the same context, the Syrian Observatory monitored an escalation in the displacement wave from Ras al-Ayn and its countryside, due to fear of air and ground Turkish shelling and the expansion of the shelled areas, where 2 Turkish air force warplanes flew over Darbasiyah which is about 50 km away of Ras al-Ayn (Sari Kani), and the Syrian Observatory monitoring a little while ago that the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitored the start of the Turkish military operation on the east Euphrates area, where Turkish warplanes are carrying out airstrikes on positions in Ras al-Ayn area at the border line east of Euphrates, after the afternoon of Wednesday, the 9th of October, where hours earlier the Syrian Observatory learned from sources in the Syria Democratic Forces that they have been informed that the Turkish warplanes will soon begin bombing positions in the northern countryside of al-Raqqah and the northwestern countryside of al-Hasakah, within the area located between Tal Abyad and Ras al-Ayn at the border strip east of Euphrates, the sources added to the Syrian Observatory that many of the sites have been evacuated by SDF and the military councils operating in the area.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights published hours ago that Turkish Forces continue the evacuation of villages on the border with Syria, as part of their preparations to start a military operation against east Euphrates area, in conjunction with the continued arrival of large military reinforcements of vehicles, armored vehicles, and soldiers towards the area, and the Syrian Observatory also monitored the arrival of more batches of the Syrian factions loyal to Turkey coming from Aleppo countryside to participate in the military operation under the command of Ankara.
The Syrian Observatory just published that the “Syrian Observatory for Human Rights” monitored a state of alert in cities and towns of east Euphrates area among the “military councils” operating in the area, in addition to “the Syria Democratic Forces,” preparing to face the Turkish military operation that may begin at any moment, where SDF announced the general alert and raise the readiness of their forces to counter the anticipated Turkish offensive, and on the other side, the Turkish Forces continue their mobilization at the border strip opposite to the east Euphrates area, amid continued arrival of Syrian factions loyal to Ankara to the area, and in the same context, “Tal Abyad” area is witnessing normal life today, Wednesday, amid fears among the people from the start of the Turkish military operation, where the “Syrian Observatory” monitored a wave of displacement the area began to witness fearing the Turkish attack.