For seek of taking control of the roads and securing them .. SDF repel a violent attack by the pro-Turkey factions and carry out a counterattack against on the Turkish forces
The Syria Democratic forces carried out a fierce counterattack on positions that came recently under control of the Turkish forces and their loyal factions.
Sources informed SOHR that fierce clashes are underway in the village of “Aneeq Al-Hawa” of Abu Rasin town as well as Manajir town south of Ras Al-Ayn.
In conjunction with that, the pro-Turkey factions, backed by reconnaissance drones, tried to carry out an attack with the purpose of cutting off the road between Tal Tamr and Abu Rasin.
SOHR also learned that a drone targeted positions of SDF in Arishah village south of Tal Tamr town, which resulted in the injury of 10 fighters with varying severity, in addition to the destruction of the their positions.
In this context, the Turkish forces attacked the areas of Tal Al-Ward and Tal Mohamed, where they used different kinds of heavy weapons and tanks’ shells.
SDF resisted the Turkish attack by shelling positions of the Turkish forces and their loyal factions by heavy weapons.
On the 3rd of November, SOHR published that it learned that Turkish forces and the Syrian opposition factions launched an attack on the village of Mahmudiya in the countryside of Tal Tamr and Abu Rasin, with 12 tanks and armored vehicles, forcing the Syrian Democratic Forces to withdraw from it under the weight of Turkish bombardment, where it withdrew to “Qasimiya”. “Mahmudiya” is now under the Turkish control. The SOHR also observed attempts by the SDF to restore “Souda”, where it launched a violent attack on the Turkish-backed factions.