Rising tension | Al-Mawali clan threatens to attack civil police in Azaz over the arrest of two women
Aleppo province: SOHR have reported that members of al-Mawali clan gathered in Afrin city in the northern countryside of Aleppo, as a preparation for attacking the civil police headquarters in Azaz city, after members of the civil police arrested two women from al-Mawali clan two days ago. While the reasons behind the arresting of the two women remained unknown.
The dignities of the al-Mawwali clan threatened to attack the civil police’s headquarters in the city, if the two women were not released, and gave the military police a time limit until tomorrow 12:00 pm, Wednesday, to release the two women.
This evening, SOHR activists reported that a militiaman of the Turkish-back faction of Ahrar al-Sharqiyah opened fire on a checkpoint of the military police in the east of Azaz city in the northern countryside of Aleppo, after the members stationed at the checkpoint stopped two women from Deir Ezzor for not having personal IDs.
According to SOHR sources, a member of Ahrar al-Sharqiyah and two other members of the military police were injured due to the exchange of fire between both sides. Moreover, a military vehicle of the military police was damaged during the armed fight.