Military escalation | SDF units sneak into Turkish-backed factions’ position in Abu Rasin, killing over ten militiamen and blowing up military headquarters
Reliable sources have informed the Syrian Observatory that units of SDF special forces sneaked into a position of Turkish-backed factions in Al-Dayri farm and blew up their headquarters, during a meet comprised nearly 20 militiamen. The infiltration operation resulted in the death of more than five militiamen and injury of others.
SOHR activists have just documented the death of five Turkish-backed militiamen in SDF bombardment on their positions in Al-Dayri farm in Abu Rasin countryside. While an SDF fighter was killed and three regime soldiers were injured, including a lieutenant, in shelling by Turkish forces and their proxies on positions in Dada Abdal in the same countryside.
Moreover, SDF were seen on high alert in the targeted villages, along with displacement movement by tens of families to safer places in the eastern countryside of Abu Rasin district. It is worth noting that the Turkish shelling caused significant material damage to houses in the area.
Observatory sources reported earlier in the evening that Turkish forces stationed in Dawudiyah and bab Al-Khair renewed their artillery fire on “Hajji Bouby Farm” of Dada Abdal village in the west of Abu Rasin (Zarkan), where a regime military post is located. The Turkish shelling injured three regime affiliates, including a lieutenant.
SOHR sources reported a few hours earlier that Turkish forces and their proxy factions shelled with heavy artillery the villages of Al-Safa, Al-Basis and Dada Abdal in Abu Rasin and Ras Al-Ain countryside in northern Al-Hasakah.
Meanwhile, Syria Democratic Forces responded to the Turkish fire by shelling positions of Turkish-backed factions and Turkish bases in the villages of Deri, Bab Al-Khair, Al-Daoudiyyah, the surrounding areas on Um Ishbah village and other farms in “Peace Spring” areas.