Turkey pushes more military convoys to Syria

ALEPPO, Syria (North Press) – Turkeysenton Tuesday midnight three massive military convoys to several cities in the northern countryside of Aleppo.

An exclusive source told North Press that a Turkish military convoy passed through al-Hamam crossing in the countryside of Afrin, north of Aleppo, and headed to a military base in the city. It was followed with another one that headed to a Turkish base in Jarablus east of Aleppo. 

The third convoy of the Turkish reinforcements entered through Bab al-Salameh border crossing to a Turkish base in Azaz, a city north of Aleppo, according to the source.

It noted that the military convoys, which included tanks, troop carriers and ammunition, were accompanied by electricity outage and flights by Turkish aircrafts and reconnaissance over the area.

Also, medical staffs in Turkish hospitals in cities of Aleppo countryside were told to stay alert and revoke leaves of Turkish leaders, according to the source.

It added that the Turkish convoys’ entry coincided with intermittent shelling of the town of Tel Rifaat and the village of Maraanaz north of Aleppo.

Turkey continues to push more military reinforcements towards the contact lines, in tandem with increasing attacks on areas in northern Syria, reporting civilian casualties, including children and women.

Reporting by Farouq Hamo