Turkish shelling injures government soldier in Syria’s Hasakah

HASAKAH, Syria (North Press) – Turkish forces and Turkish-backed armed opposition factions, also known as Syrian National Army (SNA), shelled on Monday two villages in the northern countryside of Hasakah Governorate, northeast Syria.

A military source told North press, the Turkish forces and its-backed SNA targeted with artillery shells on Monday evening the outskirts of Dada Abdal and al-Bobi villages northwest of Zirgan town in the northern countryside of Hasakah.

The Turkish forces violated the ceasefire agreement of 2019 seversal times, reporting civilian casualties in addition to material losses to public and private possessions.

Following the Turkish incursion in October 2019, Turkey signed two ceasefire agreements, one with Russia and the other with the US stipulating ceasing all hostilities and the withdrawal of the SDF 32 km away from the Turkish border.

The SDF did withdrew from the border areas according to the agreement, but Turkey continues targeting the area.

The Turkish shelling concentrated on government posts in the outskirt of al-Bobi village, wounding a government soldier with various injuries.

The government soldier then was taken to medical point in the town of Zirgan.

Earlier today, the Turkish forces shelled the villages of al-Aboush and Sheikh Ali, no damages were reported, according to the source.

Reporting by Adnan Hamo