“Ahrar al-Sharqiya” faction arrests police checkpoint members north of Aleppo
SOHR activist say that members of “Ahrar al-Sharqiya” faction arrested police members at Tal Al-Hawa checkpoint near Al-Ghandoura town, north of Aleppo. Security tensions continue between military factions until this evening.
Meanwhile, the death toll of Turkish-backed “Ahrar Al-Sharqiya” faction has risen to two, while 14 other among police members and “Ahrar al-Sharqiya” faction were injured during clashes in the city of Al-Bab this morning.
Syrian Observatory activists reported this morning that fierce clashes erupted between Turkish-backed military police and Ahrar Al-Sharqiyyah. Military police opened fire in Al-Bab city’s market to force shop owners to close their shops, as a part of precautionary measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus. The security official was hit by indiscriminate gunshot while he was passing by the market, which killed him instantly.