The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Latest development | Clashes halted in Ras Al-Ain (Sere Kanye), amid ongoing mobilisation by Al-Akidat fighters

Al-Hasakah province: SOHR activists have reported that the violent fighting halted in Ras Al-Ain city (Sere Kanye), after Turkish forces intervened, blocked roads, blocked entrances and exits to the city and pledged to expel all militiamen, who are from other areas of Syria, from Ras Al-Ain city.

However, tension still prevails in Ras Al-Ain city and its countryside, Al- Akidat tribe have also mobilised their fighters with the support of other tribes, including Al-Adwana, Al-Qaraan and all armed people from the eastern region, who are backed by Al-Akidat tribe, including those in the factions fighting against Al-Akidat, such as Al-Hamzat, where their members defected Al-Hamazat faction and joined Al-Akidat.

In a related context, Al-Akidat tribe has mobilised throughout the eastern region of Deir Ezzor and Al-Hasakah province.

According to Syrian Observatory activists, the violent fighting left four civilians, including a woman and a child, injured by indiscriminate gunfire, three members of Al-Mawali tribe killed, eight members injured and three members of Al-Akidat wounded.

The fierce clashes led to the capture of nearly 13 fighters backed by Al-Akidat and caused significant material damage to the cars and houses of the people.

The fighters of Al-Akidat also took control of the headquarters, posts, houses and shops of factions from outside Ras Al-Ain city, who were brought by Turkey as it occupied the city.