The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

In the first round of fight on Manbij front after controlling al-Bab… Manbij Military Council regains what it lost in the city’s countryside hours after controlling them by factions of the “Euphrates Shield”

Several reliable sources reported to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights that Manbij Military Council  managed after carrying out a counter attack within the last hours of yesterday night on the villages of Tal Turin and Qara and other sites in the area; of which the forces of “Euphrates Shield” operation advanced and controlled in the southwestern countryside of Manbij, the clashes were accompanied by exchange of shelling between both parties, and targets that left casualties, where the Syrian Observatory for human rights documented the death of 6 fighters at least of the factions of “Euphrates Shield” operating, and several bodies of them are with the forces of the Council, as well as a fighter of Manbij Military Council, all of them were killed in the past 24 hours in the southwestern countryside of Manbij city in the northeastern countryside of Aleppo, also the fighters of the Council were able to take over a tank belong to the factions of the “Euphrates Shield” during the clashes in the same areas.

These clashes comes in the framework of the constant pursuit by the “Euphrates Shield” to expand their controlled areas in the countryside of Aleppo; days after controlling al-Bab city and the towns of Qabasin and Bzaah and other villages around them after a military operation that lasted for several weeks, also the “Euphrates Shield” operation aims to reach the Arima, In addition to trying to separate the areas controlled by Manbij Military Council and regime forces’ controlled areas.