Feuding factions | Clashes erupt among Turkish-backed factions in Afrin
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights has monitored clashes with machine guns between “Ahrar al-Sham” members and others from “Al-Jabha Al-Shamiyah”, in Al-Ashrafieh neighbourhood in Afrin city center. No casualties have been reported.
On May 5, SOHR activists reported that members of a joint security checkpoint in the city of Azaz opened fire on a military vehicle belonging to a Turkish-backed faction, today just before Iftar time, for trying to cross the checkpoint which belongs to military police and the “National Army”.
The violators were arrested and taken to the military police branch.
On May 2, Members of the Turkish-backed “Ahrar Al-Sharqiyyah” brutally beaten a civilian in Turaybikh village in northern countryside of Ain Issa for “smoking cigarettes during the daytime of Ramadan”.