المرصد السوري لحقوق الانسان
The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Turkish troops deploy in Atarib city as regime forces approaching

Syrian Observatory sources reported that Turkish forces were deployed in Atarib city in the western countryside of Aleppo. Tens of Turkish military vehicles and armored vehicles carrying soldiers entered the city as only three km separate regime forces from the city.

Separately, the number of crew members of the second regime helicopter which was downed by the Turks , rose to three. The helicopter was shot down while flying over Qubaytan Al-Jabal area, north-west of Aleppo.

SOHR sources reported today that a part of the Turkish military post that entered Syria last night, headed to Deir Sonbol in Jabal Al-Zawiya and started to set up a new military post there.

SOHR sources reported earlier that the Turkish forces brought a new military column of nearly 100 trucks and military vehicles into the Syrian territory in the early hours of Friday morning. The column entered Syria via Kafr Lusin crossing on the border with Iskenderun, north of Idlib city.

Yesterday, SOHR sources reported that Turkish troops were stationed in a hill, east of Maarrat Masrin city in the north-east of Idlib city, in which armored vehicles and personnel carriers. Hours earlier, Turkish troops were deployed in Al-Jinah town in the western countryside of Aleppo.

During the period between February 2 and today, SOHR activists monitored the entry of more than 1900 trucks and military vehicles to the Syrian territory, including tanks, personnel carriers, armored vehicles, mobile bulletproof guard booths and military radars. Meanwhile the number of Turkish soldiers who were deployed during the same period in Idlib and Aleppo reached nearly 6500.

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