Aleppo | Turkish forces renew shelling Kurdish positions in northern countryside • The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Aleppo | Turkish forces renew shelling Kurdish positions in northern countryside

Aleppo Province – Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: SOHR sources have reported renewed rocket attacks by Turkish forces in the early hours of Friday morning, which targeted Kurdish positions nearby Mare’ city in the northern countryside of Aleppo.

 

Yesterday, SOHR sources reported that several rockets fired by Kurdish forces hitting areas in the city of Afrin, which is under the control of Turkish forces and proxy factions in the north-western countryside of Aleppo. Turkish forces reacted to the Kurdish bombardment by firing rockets on positions in Maranaz, Shawargha, Alqama, Kashta’ar and Sagunaka, which are under the control of Kurdish forces in north and north-west of Aleppo. No casualties were reported.

 

On February 17, SOHR activists reported hearing several explosions in Afrin city, caused by artillery fire from regime-controlled areas in Aleppo countryside. The artillery shelling injured nine civilians, including children, as five shells hit Al-Villat street in Afrin city centre.

 

On the other hand, Turkish forces stationed in bases in Aleppo countryside shelled the Kurdish-controlled villages of Kashta’ar and Abbin in southern Afrin, but no casualties were reported.

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