Renewed bombardment | Turkish forces shell Kurdish-held areas in northern Aleppo, along with clashes on Azaz frontlines
Aleppo Province – Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: Turkish forces have shelled, with heavy artillery, the village of Mar’naz and the northern part of Tel Rifaat city in areas under the control of Kurdish forces in north Aleppo countryside. The Turkish bombardment coincided with clashes with medium and heavy weapons between Kurdish forces and Turkish-backed factions on the frontlines of Mar’naz in Azaz countryside, amid reports on injury of several members on both sides.
Yesterday, SOHR sources reported that Turkish forces and their proxy factions shelled the surrounding areas of Tel Rifaat city and other positions in Sadd Al-Shahbaa, Samouqah, the outskirts of Sha’alah village, Tal Madiq village, Harbal and Sheikh Issa in Kurdish-held areas in the northern countryside of Aleppo. no casualties were reported.
On February 2, Observatory activists monitored exchange of shelling between Turkish forces and their proxy factions on one hand, and Kurdish forces on the other, on several frontlines of in Aleppo countryside. Kurdish forces shelled the surrounding areas of Azaz city and factions’ positions in the regime, while Turkish forces and their proxies shelled positions in the area of the scientific research centre, Mar’anaz frontline and the northern outskirts of Tel Rifaat town.
While, on January 22, Turkish forces stationed in their military bases in “Euphrates Shield” areas, shelled Al-Shahbaa area, Sadd Al-Shahbaa and the surrounding areas of Mare’ town in Kurdish-held areas in the northern countryside of Aleppo. No casualties were reported.
A day earlier, SOHR sources said that Kurdish forces fired several mortars on the Turkish military base in Azaz city in the northern countryside of Aleppo, along with targeting the frontlines with Turkish-backed factions in the area with heavy and medium machineguns.