Attempting to cross into Turkey | Asayish and Janarma trade fire at Turkish-Syrain border in al-Derbasyah countryside • The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Attempting to cross into Turkey | Asayish and Janarma trade fire at Turkish-Syrain border in al-Derbasyah countryside

 

 

Al-Hasakah province: SOHR activists have reported an exchange of fire in the early hours of Wednesday at the Turkish-Syrian border in western al-Derbasyah countryside between Turkish border guard forces “Jandarma” on one side and the internal security forces (Asayish) on the other after several persons have attempted to cross into the Turkish lands from the Syrian side. Trading fire has continued for few minutes and then it was renewed aging amid information about death of a Turkish solider after his military vehicle has broken and crashed into a wall during the exchange of shooting and he was expected to be wounded in the shooting.

 

On June 14, SOHR activists reported that a group of civilians, including women and kids, entered Turkey territory illegally this afternoon from al-Khazara village on al-Wasel road between Amouda and Derbasiyah cities in north-east Syria region on the Syria- Turkey border.

 

Activists have reported that border guards of Syria Democratic Forces fired warning shots to stop these civilians, while attempting to cross the border, which resulting in the injury of two civilians before they managed to reach Turkish territory. Meanwhile, the Turkish border guard forces “Jandarma” responded to the fire coming from Syrian territory.

 

On June 6, reliable sources reported that a group of civilians attempted to smuggle themselves to the Turkish territory, in the early morning, from the western part of al-Darbasiyah city in north-east Syria region on the Syria-Turkey border. According to SOHR sources, border guards of Syria democratic Forces fired warning shots to stop these civilians, which evolved to exchange of fire between SDF border guards and the Turkish border guard forces “Jandarma”. The exchange of fire resulted in the injury of three civilians among the group which was attempting to sneak to Turkey and they were taken to al-Darbasiyah field clinic in al-Darbasiyah, while some of the civilians managed to reach the Turkish territory.

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