The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Following disagreement over narcotics shipment | Clashes between two Turkish-backed factions in Tel Abyad leave 13 casualties

Al-Raqqah province: SOHR activists have reported a spike in the number of casualties due to the clashes which erupted yesterday evening in Tel Abyad city.

 

According to SOHR sources, five militiamen were killed and two other militiamen were injured in clashes between two factions backed by “Al-Jabha Al-Shamiyyah,” which operates under the banner of the Turkish-backed “National Army,” in Tel Abyad city in the northern countryside of Al-Raqqah in “Peace Spring” area.

 

Also, six civilians, including a woman and child, sustained various injuries in indiscriminate gunfire during those clashes which followed disagreements over an illicit drug shipment.

 

Yesterday, SOHR sources reported that armed clashes erupted between two factions of “Al-Jabha Al-Shamiya” that belongs to the National Army, in Tel Abyad City in northern Al-Raqqa countryside within “Peace Spring” area, due to disputes over a patch of drugs, amid information regarding casualties.