The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Ongoing bombardment | Turkish rocket fire hit areas in Ain Issa, Manbij and Ain Al-Arab (Kobani)


On Tuesday morning, Turkish forces have carried out a rocket attack on areas in and west of Ain Al-Arab (Kobani) in eastern Aleppo countryside, amid flights by drones over areas in the villages of Al-Jat and Al-Masi north of Manbij, in northwestern countryside of Aleppo, SOHR activists reported.

Turkish shelling also hit areas in the villages of Al-Maaliq and Sayida in Ain Issa countryside, north of Al-Raqqah. No casualties have yet been reported.

It is worth noting that all the targeted areas are under the control of Autonomous Administration.

According to Syrian Observatory sources, SDF forces had targeted a military post of Turkish forces in western Ain Al-Arab after Tuesday midnight.


A few hours ago, SOHR activists reported that Turkish forces escalated their bombardment that lasted from Monday midnight until the early hours of Tuesday morning, triggering an exodus of dozens of families from villages bordering Turkey and Al-Darbasiyah town in the northwestern countryside of Al-Hasakah to safer areas.

Meanwhile, a child was injured on Al-Darbasiyah-Al-Hasakah road in Karbatli village in a car accident while The child and his family were on their way to Al-Hasakah to flee Turkish bombardment.

SOHR activists also reported that Turkish forces fired artillery and mortar shells on the villages of Al-Jattal, Al-Qurmaniyah, Karbashek and Shirik, west of Al-Darbasiyah, resulting in a house fire and significant damage to civilians properties.

Responding to the Turkish attack, SDF border guards bombarded Turkish territory. Clashes with machine guns and mortar shells erupted between SDF and Turkish forces and lasted for nearly 30 minutes.

Moreover, Turkish forces also shelled areas in western Amuda countryside, the villages of Ibrahimiyah, Faqirah, A’radah and Kisrah in Abu Rasin “Zarkan” countryside north-west of Al-Hasakah.