Sites Turkey targeted amount to 224 in NE Syria

QAMISHLI, Syria (North Press) – The toll of sites targeted by Turkish forces in northern and northeastern Syria, since Oct. 5, has reached 224 sites.

Since Oct. 5, Turkey launched many airstrikes, artillery shells, and drone strikes, that targeted northern Syria, hitting gas, water, electricity, and oil facilities.

The targeted sites were distributed as follows: 28 infrastructure facilities, 150 residential areas, 34 military sites, including 21 locations of the Syrian government forces, seven farmlands, three factories, a school and a hospital, according to the Monitoring and Documentation Department of North Press.

These sites were targeted with 304 strikes: 221 with artillery and heavy weapons, 25 with fighter jets, and 58 with drones.

The number of civilian casualties reached 24 people, nine of whom were killed, including two women, and 15 others were injured, including four children and three women. Casualties of military personnel reached 70 people, of whom 39 were killed and 31 others were injured, three of them from the government forces.

The targeted sites were as follows: 29 locations in Qamishli, 41 in Hasakah, 54 in the northern countryside of Aleppo, 13 in Derik, 49 in Ain Issa, 25 in Kobani, seven in Manbij and six in the northern countryside of Raqqa.

By Robin Omar