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North of Raqqa | Clashes between “Al-Jabha al-Shamiya” members and civilians leave casualties in Tal Abyad city

Raqqa Province – Syrian Observatory for Human Rights:

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights has monitored fierce clashes between a group of civilians and members of the Turkish-backed “Al-Jabha al-Shamiya” in the main market of the city of Tal Abyad, north of Raqqa.

According to Syrian Observatory sources, the clashes left one civilian dead after being shot by members of “Al-Jabha al-Shamiya” and at least four members of “Ahrar al-Sharqiya” injured, who intervened to resolve the conflict in the middle of the Tal Abyad market, amid reports of injuries among civilians as a result of indiscriminate gunfire in the market.

Meanwhile, “Al-Jabha al-Shamiya” members were seen putting on a high alert in Tal Abyad, as they brought in military reinforcement to the city. The reasons for the armed fight is yet to be known, amid state of panic and fear among the residents of Tel Abyad city.

On November 25, reliable sources informed the Syrian Observatory that fierce clashes erupted, in the early hours of Wednesday morning, between Ankara-backed factions in the villages of Rihania and Qasimiyah, northwest of Tel Tamer within the “Peace Spring” area in Hasakeh countryside.

According to Syrian Observatory sources, the clashes erupted following a dispute over the sharing of stolen property from civilians’ homes and the seizure of agricultural land in the area.

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