Death toll update | 35 civilians killed and wounded in rocket attacks on Afrin • The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Death toll update | 35 civilians killed and wounded in rocket attacks on Afrin

Aleppo province: The death toll of the rocket attacks on Afrin city has risen to four civilians, including a child, while at least 30 persons wounded. The death toll is believed to rise further, as some civilians sustaining serious injuries.

SOHR activists have reported an intensive rocket fire by Turkish forces on the villages of Alqamiya and Maranaz in the northern countryside of Aleppo, where Kurdish and regime forces are deployed.

Earlier, SOHR activists documented the death of a woman and the injury of others in Merdmirimin village in Sharan district in Afrin countryside, northwest of Aleppo, as a military vehicle hit by guided-missile waged by Kurdish forces stationed in Al-Malikiyah village in Sharan district.

SOHR activists have just documented the death of at least three civilians, including a child, and the injury of nearly 15 others, including women and children, as six rocket fires hit residential neighbourhoods and “Rajo market” in Afrin city, burning a number of cars and causing massive property damage.

It is worth noting that areas that host a Russian military base in Tel Rifaat in the northern countryside, which are under the control of Kurdish and regime forces, were hit also.

A rocket fire also hit an area near a demonstration by displaced people from Afrin in Al-Ziyarah village, north of Aleppo.

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