The Turkish military and its backed armed opposition groups continue their military attacks on areas in Tal Tamr northern countryside, targeting villages with artillery shells, in addition to the abduction of two young men from the area of Abu Rasin (Zargan). As Turkish-backed armed opposition groups launched a large-scale attack, on Sunday evening, on Tal Tamr northern countryside, targeting several villages including Qasimiya, Manakh, Dardara, Rashidiya, and the surrounding farms and hills, the clashes continued until Monday morning.
Moreover, those armed groups targeted villages along the road between Tal Tamr and Abu Rasin (Zarkan) with artillery shells, injuring one person.
Local sources confirmed that the armed groups abducted two young men, from the village of Um Harmala of Zarkan district, while they were cultivating their land, as the armed groups demanded ransom money estimated at 15 million SYP from their families. Field sources also indicated that heavy fire shot took place between the militants of those armed groups in Bab al-Khair area, which is controlled by those armed groups affiliated with Turkey, in the eastern countryside of Ras al-Ain (Sere-Kaniye), amid reports of deaths and injuries among them.
The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have confirmed that Turkish military and their affiliated Syrian armed opposition groups have taken control over 60 villages since the ceasefire was declared. While Kino Gabriel, SDF spokesperson said: "The Turkish military and its affiliated armed groups are still launching the heaviest attacks on the villages of the town of Tal Tamr, and did not commit at any moment to the ceasefire agreement."
Furthermore, the head of the SDF Press Office Mustafa Bali told North-Press that "Since the ceasefire was declared on the 17th of October, neither Turkey nor the pro-Turkish Syrian National Army groups have committed to the ceasefire, rather, they have continued launching attacks in all axes," he said.
Mr. Bali added that since the ceasefire up until now, Turkish military have taken control over 60 villages and clashes have continued in the vicinity of Tal Tamr. He pointed out that the Turkish-backed armed groups supported have targeted the town of Tal Tamr, while sporadic clashes still occur in the vicinity of Ein Issa on more than one axis.