Barrage of rockets | Turkish forces and national army shell Tel Tamr countryside amid new civilian exodus
Al-Hasakah province: SOHR activists have reported seeing intensive artillery and rocket fire by Turkish forces and “National Army” on Tal Tamr countryside northwest of AlHasakah, targeting Tel Tawil and Tel Juma “Assyrians” and Umm Al-Kif and Al-Tawila villages, which are located along M4 international road west of Tel Tamr. However, no causalities have been reported.
Turkish intensive shelling coincided with a new civilian exodus from bombed areas to safer areas, fearing an escalation of shelling.
On January 1, SOHR sources reported intensive rocket fire by Turkish forces on the centre of Abu Raseen district “Zarkan” and the villages of Al-Khadrawi and Assadiya in Abu Raseen countryside in north-western Al-Hasakah. The Turkish bombardment coincided with a new civilian exodus due to the intensive bombardment.
The displaced people headed towards villages in the eastern countryside of Abu Raseen, Al-Dirbasiyah and Al-Hasakah city while camps had refused to receive more displaced people for lack of free space.
It is worth noting that the Turkish shelling caused the death of seven civilians and the injury of 20 others in less than a week.