The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Turkish Forces kill 7 civilians as they try to escape their fire, and continue their attacks on Tal Abyad and Ras al-Ayn with heavy land and air support

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights documented the death of 4 citizens in bombardment by the Turkish warplanes on Ali al-Bajelyeh village of Tal Abyad, also 3 civilians were killed in sniper fire by the Turkish Forces in villages of Tal Abyad area on Friday, rising to 17, the number of people who were killed as a result of the Turkish shelling and targeting since the launch of “Peace Spring” Operation east of Euphrates, they are 4 were killed in the Turkish strikes on al-Bajiya village of Tal Abyad area, 3 were killed in sniping operations in village of Tal Abyad, 3 including 2 of the employees of the “Autonomous Administration” were killed in the bombing that targeted Metklet village in Tal Abyad area in the northern countryside of al-Raqqa, and a Syriac woman and man were killed in on al-Bashiriyya neighborhood in Qameshly city by the Turkish Forces, a female child was killed in shelling targeted al-Qahtaniyah countryside, a man was killed in shelling on the vicinity of Tal Abyad, and a person was killed in the shelling that targeted the surrounding and countryside Ras al-Ayn area in the countryside of al-Hasakah, and a child was killed in rocket shelling targeted Kaddour Biek neighborhood in Qameshly city, and a man was targeted by Turkish snipers in Darbasiyah city, and the death toll is expected to rise because there are some people in critical situation.

In the same context, the Turkish warplanes carried out a new series of airstrikes targeting Ras al-Ayn city and its villages at the border strip and Tal Abyad area in al-Raqqah countryside, amid continuous violent clashes in places at both areas between Turkish Forces and Syrian factions loyal to them against the Syria Democratic Forces, in continuous attempts by the first to advance there and gain control of more areas, while SDF seeks to repel the attacks and restore positions it lost yesterday, and in the same context, the “Syrian Observatory” monitoring rocket shelling carried out by the Turkish Forces on Ayn al-Arab (Kobani) and villages located to the west of it, amid shelling by SDF on areas of deployment of the Turkish Forces.

While it rose to 41 at least, the number of members of the Syria Democratic Forces who were killed by Turkish air and land strikes and clashes against Turkish Forces and the factions loyal to, also it rose to 34, the number of the Syrian factions loyal to Ankara including 13 of the pro-Turkish cells who were killed in targeting and clashes against SDF during the same period, while a Turkish soldiers was killed in clashes in Tal Abyad area, and the death toll is expected to rise because there are some people in critical situation, in addition to information about other casualties.