Medical staff injured in Turkish shelling on Kobani

KOBANI, Syria (North Press) – Two members of a medical staff were injured in Turkish shelling against the outskirts of the city of Kobani, northern Syria.

Earlier today, Turkish forces targeted with mortar shells a village at Mashta al-Nour Hill and a paint factory in southern Kobani.

Two ambulances rushed to the scenes, but they were targeted by Turkish forces, injuring two members of the medical staff.

A medical source from Kobani Hospital told North Press, “Sozdar Othman, 30, and Muslim Nabi Usso, 25, both members of the medical staff, sustained shrapnel wounds in their legs as a result of the Turkish shelling.”

The source described their condition as stable, adding they are still receiving treatment at the hospital.

Reporting by Fattah Issa