Avenging murder of three Turkish soldiers | Turkish drone bombards two position in Ain Al-Arab (Kobani) • The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Avenging murder of three Turkish soldiers | Turkish drone bombards two position in Ain Al-Arab (Kobani)

Aleppo province: A Turkish drone bombarded two positions in the countryside of Ain Al-Arab (Kobani) city. One of the attacks hit Tarmeak village, three kilometre far from the centre of Kobani while the second is still unknown.

On the other hand, the Turkish forces fired artillery projectiles on unpopulated areas in east Kobani city. No casualties or damages have been reported yet.

The Turkish escalation comes after a recent IED explosion killed three soldiers of the Turkish forces on January 8 on the opposite side of Baghdak at the administrative border between Aleppo and Al-Raqqah provinces.

Reliable sources have informed SOHR that for the second consecutive day, the Turkish forces have carried out attacks on the countryside of Ain Al-Arab (Kobani) city in east Aleppo and Tal Abyad (Kari Sebi) in Al-Raqqah countryside. According to sources, the attacks have targeted Khani village in the eastern countryside of Kobani city and other villages like Aridah, Jorn, Qaz Aly, Zeinobya, Horriyah and Ahmadiyah in the western countryside of Tal Andyad . No casualties or damages have been reported yet.

On January 8, SOHR activists documented the death of the mayor of Khan village in the eastern countryside of Ain Al-Arab (Kobani), while 12 other civilians, including women and children, sustained various injuries, a child of whom lost his leg, due to the intensive rocket fire by Turkish forces on Ain Al-Arab city and countryside, near the Syria-Turkey border.

According to SOHR sources, the Turkish rockets hit positions in Kobani city and nearly 15 villages and towns in the countryside of Kobani and Tel Abyad, including Kobralak, Jurn, Kaltab, Qarmough, Tel Jib Khanah, Zarzouri, Sawwan, Salibi, Khan and Bir Arab.

On December 25, SOHR activists documented the death of six members of “Al-Shabiba Al-Thawriyah” (the Revolutionary Youth), including two commanders, and injury of three others in an attack by a Turkish drone on headquarters of “Al-Shabiba Al-Thawriyah” in Ain Al-Arab city (Kobani) in eastern Aleppo.

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