Infiltration attempt | SDF foil attack by Turkish forces and their proxies in Ain Issa countryside
Al-Raqqah Province – Syrian Observatory for Human Rights: SOHR sources have reported violent clashes in the early hours of Thursday morning between Turkish forces and their proxy factions on one hand, and Syria democratic Forces on the other, on the frontlines of Sayda village in Ain Issa countryside in northern Al-Raqqah. The clashes, which were accompanied by exchange of bombardment followed an attack by Turkish forces and their proxy factions, in an attempt to advance into the village. However, SDF managed to foil the attack and destroyed an armoured vehicle of the attackers, amid reports of casualties.
On April 6, SOHR sources said that three SDF members were injured in Turkish artillery fire on SDF positions near Al-Sharrakrak silos, east of Ain Issa in northern Al-Raqqah province, as several SDF positions came under Turkish artillery fire earlier in the morning. Meanwhile, SDF members managed to withdraw the wounded in the evening and transport them to medical centres.
While on April 4, SOHR activists reported clashes in the early hours of Sunday morning on frontlines of Sayda and Mu’allaq in northern Al-Raqqah, between Syria Democratic Forces on one hand, and Turkish forces and their proxy factions on the other, following an attempt by Turkish forces and the factions to sneak to SDF positions. The clashes were accompanied by exchange of shelling. However, SDF managed to foil the infiltration attempt and no casualties were reported. Meanwhile, tense calm prevailed in the region.