The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

38 airstrikes in 24 hours | Turkish aircraft targets nearly 30 sites and infrastructure in SDF-controlled areas

Following threats by Hakan Fidan, the Turkish Minister of Foreign Affairs, during the statement he issued on October 4, areas controlled by the Autonomous Administration have experienced dramatic escalation by Turkish aircraft, where Turkish fighter jets and drones executed 38 strikes in different areas across north-east Syria region.

 

The attacks targeted 29 sites, including power stations, oil institutions, dispensaries, industrial areas, civil centres, radio station and financial headquarters, as well as positions nearby Washo Kani and Rouj camps and other villages.

 

The attacks caused substantial material damage and left 13 fatalities, including five in Ain Al-Arab countryside (Kobani), and six injured people.

 

It is worth noting that 12 Turkish airstrikes targeted the following power, water and oil stations:

 

  • Sikarka power station.

 

  • Taqal Baqal oil station.

 

  • Hammah water station in northern Al-Hasakah.

 

  • The power station in Alat Qaws village in Al-Jawadiyah (Jal Agha).

 

  • Al-Sadd Al-Gharbi power station, which feeds large areas in Al-Hasakah city and countryside with electricity.

 

  • A power station on Al-Hizam Al-Gharbi road near COVID hospital in Al-Qamishli.

 

  • Al-Sa’idah oil station in Al-Qahtaniyah town.

 

  • Al-Oudah oil stations in Al-Qahtaniyah town.

 

  • A power station in Kharab Askar.

 

  • A power station in Amuda.

 

Also, five oil institutions, mostly in Al-Qahtaniyah, came under attack by Turkish aircraft; they are as follows:

 

  • Fighter jets attacked an oil institution in Al-Mushayrifah area.

 

  • Fighter jets attacked an oil institution in Kardahoul town in Al-Qahtaniyah.

 

  • Drones attacked two oil institutions and Al-Oudah oil field near the power station in Kardahoul town in Al-Qahtaniyah.

 

The following civil centres were also attacked by Turkish fighter jets and drones:

 

  • Military-financial headquarters in Al-Mushayrifah area.

 

  • The industrial area near Washo Kani camp.

 

  • “Star” radio station in Al-Qahtaniyah countryside.

 

  • A dispensary in Milsoun neighbourhood in the east of Al-Qamishli city.

 

  • An ice-block plant.

 

Moreover, populated areas in the following five villages came under attack: Al-Kherbah in Amuda countryside, Tel Habash in Al-Qamishli countryside, Jabal Abd Al-Aziz in Al-Hasakah countryside, Jalabiyah in Ain Al-Arab countryside and Al-Dardarah in Tel Tamr countryside.

 

Accordingly, the number of Turkish air strikes since the beginning of the latest escalation on SDF-controlled areas on October 5, after threats by the Turkish Minister of Foreign Affairs Hakan Fidan, has increased to 38. These attacks left 13 fatalities and six injured people.

 

Here is a breakdown of those airstrikes:

 

-Attacks by fighter jets: 14 airstrikes targeted the following positions:

 

  • An oil institution in Al-Mushayrifah area. The airstrikes left three workers injured.

 

  • Military-financial headquarters in Al-Mushayrifah area.

 

  • The industrial area near Washo Kani camp in Al-Hasakah countryside.

 

  • Oil stations and institutions in Kardahoul town.

 

  • “Star” radio station in Al-Qahtaniyah countryside.

 

  • Sikarka power station.

 

  • Maharakan checkpoint.

 

  • Positions in Al-Kherbah village in Amuda countryside. The airstrikes left a civilian injured.

 

  • Positions nearby Rouj camp.

 

  • Military positions in Zaghat village in Al-Malikiyah countryside.

 

  • Positions in Simalka village.

 

  • Taqal Baqal oil station.

 

  • Dayrek Battalion in Al-Malikiyah countryside.

 

  • Positions in Jabal Abd Al-Aziz village in Al-Hasakah countryside.

 

-Drone attacks: 24 attacks targeted the following positions:

 

  • A site in Tel Habash village in Al-Qamishli countryside, to the south of Amuda.

 

  • A military post in Al-Jawadiyah town (Jal Agha) in Al-Qahtaniyah.

 

  • A site in Tawilah village in Tel Tamr countryside.

 

  • A vehicle near the construction post near Al-Mushayrifah.

 

  • Hammah water station in northern Al-Hasakah.

 

  • A military vehicle near Washo Kani camp in Twinah.

 

  • A site in Jalabiyah village, near military tunnels.

 

  • A site in the south-west of Sarin.

 

  • An oil institution in Kardahoul town in Al-Qahtaniyah.

 

  • The power station in Alat Qaws village in Al-Jawadiyah (Jal Agha).

 

  • A site in Al-Rakbah village in Tel Tamr countryside.

 

  • Al-Sadd Al-Gharbi power station, which feeds large areas in Al-Hasakah city and countryside with electricity.

 

  • A power station on Al-Hizam Al-Gharbi road near COVID hospital in Al-Qamishli.

 

  • Al-Sa’idah oil station in Al-Qahtaniyah town.

 

  • Al-Oudah oil stations in Al-Qahtaniyah town.

 

  • Positions in Al-Dardarah village near Tel Tamr town in north-western Al-Hasakah.

 

  • Positions near Hasoudah village on the M4 highway.

 

  • A power station in Kharab Askar.

 

  • A site near the dispensary in Milsoun neighbourhood in the east of Al-Qamishli city.

 

  • A power station in Amuda.

 

  • An oil institution near the power station.

 

  • An oil institution nearby Al-Oudah oil station.

 

  • An ice-block plant on the international highway.