Turkish shelling claims lives of civilians in Syria’s Ain Issa countryside

RAQQA, Syria (North Press) – Two civilians lost their lives and three others were wounded, on Saturday, in the Turkish shelling of the countryside of Ain Issa town, northern Raqqa, north Syria.

According to a field source, the Turkish shelling started with the early morning hours and targeted the villages of Jahbal, Mesheirfa, al-Fatsah, north of the town.

The victims were transferred to Martyr Omar Alosh Hospital in Ain Issa town, while Turkish drones are still hovering over the area, according to the source.

The wounded are the 20-year-old Saleh Muhammad Mahmud, the 45-year-old Muhammad Saleh Mahmud, and the 40-year-old Abdulrahim Hamoud Saleh, a source at the hospital told North Press.

Meanwhile, Abdulrahim Saleh Muhammad succumbed to his injuries after arriving at the hospital due to the Turkish shelling, the source added.

The town of Ain Issa and its countryside in addition to the western villages of Tel Abyad and other areas in northeast Syria witness successive shelling by Turkish forces with the support of the Syrian opposition factions affiliated with them.

Reporting by Gulistan Muhammad