Military escalation | Regime officer injured in Turkish ground shelling on two villages in Al-Qamishly • The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights
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Military escalation | Regime officer injured in Turkish ground shelling on two villages in Al-Qamishly

Al-Hasakah province: SOHR activists have documented the injury of a regime officer in ground shelling by Turkish forces stationed in stations at borders, in Khalid Kalo and Tel Ziwan villages 7 kilometers north eastern to Al-Qamishly in Al-Hasakah, where regime military checkpoint are located, amid reports of injured civilians.

Earlier today, SOHR activists reported that Turkish forces and their proxy factions stationed at their positions in the countryside of Ras Al-Ain eastern Sere Kanye executed a round of intensive ground bombardment on areas controlled by “Autonomous-Administrations” in north-western countryside of Al-Hasakah.

Turkish heavy artillery shells hit areas in Asadiyah, Khadrawi, Tell Harmal, Tell Ward, Khirbet Al-Shaeer, Tel Tawil, Dashisha, Al-Qahirah, Tel Tamr and Abu Rasin (Zarkan), causing material damage only.

Yesterday, SOHR sources reported violent artillery and rocket fire by Turkish forces and their proxy factions since early that morning, which targeted villages and towns along frontlines in the area from Abu Rasin (Zarkan) to Tel Tamr countryside in north-western Al-Hasakah.

The intensive bombardment was concentrated in the centre of Zarkan district and the villages of, Asadiyah, Mujbayrah, Tel Amir, the Assyrian village of Tel Shenan, Al-Dardarah, the perimeter of the Russian base in north Tel Tamr, Sukkar Al-Ohaymer, Tel Jimaa, Tel Taweel, Al-Ghabish, Al-Tawilah, Al-Dishishah and Qasr Touma Yalda.

According to SOHR sources, the bombardment left a civilian dead in Mujbayrah village, while over eight others, including a woman and two children, in different areas, sustained various injuries. In addition, a regime soldier was killed and others were injured in the bombardment on Zarkan. Moreover, the region experienced a mass exodus, where civilians fled from the violent bombardment on their houses to safer areas.