Turkish shelling injures civilian north of Syria’s Raqqa

QAMISHLI, Syria (North Press) – A civilian was seriously wounded on Monday in a Turkish shelling of a village in the countryside of Ain Issa, a town north of Raqqa, northern Syria.

The media center of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) stated that the Turkish forces targeted, with artillery and tanks, the village of al-Jdaideh in the countryside of Ain Issa.

The shelling resulted in injuring Farhan Muhammad Bashir, 26, a farmer in the village, in addition to damaging properties of the villagers.

Bashir was transferred to the Omar Alloush Hospital to receive treatment, according to the SDF statement.

The media center said that the villages of al-Musheirfa, Hoshan and al-Khalidiya, as well as the rest area of al-Saqr were targeted with mortars and heavy machine guns after midnight on Sunday.

The Turkish attack coincided with a Turkish drone strike on a house in the village of Abu Surra.

Reporting by Adnan Hamo