المرصد السوري لحقوق الانسان
The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Fierce clashes flare up among Turkish-backed factions over “cattle smuggling” dispute near Al-Bab city

SOHR sources confirmed that fierce clashes with using light and medium weapons, erupted between Ahrar Al-Sharqiyah faction against al-Jabha al-Shamiyyah, on the road to Al-Ra’i in between the areas of Al-Bab abd Sosyan in the north-eastern countryside of Aleppo.

Sources informed the Syrian Observatory that the fighting flared up against the backdrop of a dispute between both factions over smuggling cattle to the regime controlled areas.

Al-Jabha al-Shamiyyah arrested nearly 13 members of Ahrar Al-Sharqiyah and confiscated vehicles carrying cattle that was heading towards areas under regime control. Then, Ahrar Al-Sharqiyah brought military reinforcement to the area where clashes flared up.

The fierce clashes left casualties in the ranks of both parties, amid a state of tension prevailing the area.

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