Rising tension | Turkish forces kill fighter of “Jaysh Al-Sharqiyyah” in Sluk town
Reliable sources have informed the Syrian Observatory that a fighter of “Jaysh Al-Sharqiyyah” was shot dead by Turkish forces in the northern countryside of Al-Raqqah.
According to SOHR sources, altercation took place between Turkish forces stationed at Sluk checkpoint and the fighter after the fighter refused to stop at the checkpoint. The verbal argument evolved to opening fire on the fighter leaving him dead.
After the incident, a group of “Jaysh Al-Sharqiyyah” attacked Turkish vehicles and positions in the area with machineguns, amid widespread tension prevailing in the town.