Turkey deports Syrians, Iraqis to Turkish-occupied Sere Kaniye

IDLIB, Syria (North Press) – On Sunday, the Turkish authorities deported 16 people, including four Iraqis, to the Syria through the Ras al-Ain border crossing, north of Hasakah, marking the second deportation of Syrians in July.

An exclusive source told North Press that the Turkish authorities deported on Sunday morning 12 Syrians and four Iraqis, including women and children, through the Ras al-Ain border crossing, at the city of Sere Kaniye (Ras al-Ain).

The source added that they were placed in a center of the Turkish-backed Military Police, affiliated with the Syrian National Army (SNA) to verify their data.

The source said that four Iraqis, including two women from Anbar province, are currently under security investigation.

About 168 Syrians have reportedly been deported by Turkish authorities to Syrian territory via the Ras al-Ain and Tel Abyad crossings in northeastern Syria, even though they possessed temporary protection ID cards (kimlik).

Reporting by Hani Salem