Rising tension | Ankara orders proxy factions to raise readiness, while Turkish forces start new round of bombardment on northern Aleppo
Aleppo province: In light of statements by the Turkish president and reports by Turkish government’s media outlets regarding imminent battle against the “terrorists” in north Syria region, SOHR sources have reported that the command of Turkish forces in Syria has ordered its proxy factions to raise their readiness and put on high alert.
On the other hand, SOHR activists have reported renewed artillery fire by Turkish forces on Kurdish-held areas, as the shells hit positions in al-Malikiyah and Qalaat al-Shawarghah villages in northern Aleppo. However, no casualties have been reported.
Yesterday, Turkish forces and their proxies shelled al-Alqamiyah and Mar’naz villages in the northern countryside of Aleppo with mortars, along with flights by Russian fighter jets over Afrin in the northern countryside of Aleppo. No casualties were reported.