Rising tension | National Army’s factions on high alert, as jets fire flares over Aleppo’s Al-Bab
Syrian Observatory activists have confirmed that factions of the Turkish-backed “National Army” are on high alert on frontlines in Al-Bab city and Tadef town in the north-eastern countryside of Aleppo. The factions’ alert comes after jets had been seen flying over Al-Bab and firing flares.
On Saturday, Observatory activists documented a new assassination in areas under the control of Turkish forces and their proxies in Aleppo countryside. Unknown assailants shot dead two Turkish-backed police officers on the road to Twayran village in Al-Ra’i area, north-east of Aleppo. This incident comes as a part of deteriorating security in the Turkish-controlled areas.
On may 25, Observatory activists reported hearing an explosion in the Turkish-controlled of city Al-Bab in the north-eastern countryside of Aleppo. The explosion was caused by detonating an IED under a vehicle affiliated to “Sultan Murad” Division, which is close to Turkey, near the road to Al-Ra’i in Al-Bab city, north-east of Aleppo. The explosion injured the targeted vehicle’s driver.