Joint patrol | Russian and Turkish forces tour Ain Al-Arab (Kobani) • The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Joint patrol | Russian and Turkish forces tour Ain Al-Arab (Kobani)

Russian and Turkish forces conducted a new joint patrol, this morning, in the surrounding areas of Ain Al-Arab city (Kobani) in eastern Aleppo. A patrol of four Turkish armoured vehicles and five other Russian ones set off from the border village of Ghareeb village in the east of Ain Al-Arab city (Kobani). Meanwhile, two Russian helicopters were seen flying over the area escorting the joint patrol.

 

It is worth noting that this patrol comes nearly 72 hours after a similar patrol in the same area.

 

On December 28, Observatory activists monitored Russian forces and their Turkish counterparts conducting a new joint patrol which comprised five Russian and four Turkish armoured vehicles.

 

The patrol set off from the Sherik border crossing with Turkey, and roamed the villages and towns of Delek, Malik, Abbas, Alia and Kessrah in Abu Rasin countryside “Zarkan”, and then returned and crossed the villages and towns of Kairowan, Korkund, Talak and Atishan in Derbasiya countryside before returning to its starting point in Sherik crossing in Derbasiya countryside. Meanwhile, two Russian helicopters were flying over the area, escorting the patrol.

 

While on December 21, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights has monitored Russian forces and their Turkish counterparts conducting a joint patrol in villages west of the city of Ain al-Arab “Kobani”. The patrol consisted of 11 armoured vehicles, four Turkish vehicles and seven Russian armoured vehicles, as well as two Russian helicopters.

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